No. & Date Asked  Question 

# 1050 :: 12/24/13

Suppose a sample of farmers is to be selected for estimating the cost of cultivation of maize per hectare. The precision is to be within 20 bi. . . 
# 1049 :: 12/24/13

The same researcher wishes to estimate the proportion of executives who own a car phone. She wants to be 90% confident and be accurate within 5% of th. . . 
# 1048 :: 12/24/13

A researchers wish to estimate, with 95% confidence, the proportion of people who own a home computer. A previous study shows the 40% of those intervi. . . 
# 1047 :: 12/17/13

Which is the best approximation of the value of 730 − − − √ 3 ?. . . 
# 1046 :: 12/16/13

You are conducting a study on what sociodemographic factors could be behind the behavioral problems of students. You are looking at how many times a. . . 
# 1045 :: 12/15/13

how can i find the mean of the remaining observation if the mean of 30 observation is 5 and one of the value is 34?. . . 
# 1044 :: 12/13/13

The Boss is a small Italian restaurant with 6 waiters and waitresses. The average service time at the restaurant for a table (of any size) in 80 minut. . . 
# 1043 :: 12/4/13

A college is considering making the purchase of a laptop computer a requirement for some of its
programs. In the past, only 20% of students. . . 
# 1042 :: 12/4/13

If a random sample is to be drawn from a population consisting of 5000 sampling units with a variance of 20% and a desired standard error of 1.6%. Wha. . . 
# 1041 :: 12/4/13

Let x̄1 represent the mean of a random sample of size n1, selected from the population
x 2 3 7
F(x) 1/3 1/3 1/3
and x̄2 represent the m. . . 
# 1040 :: 12/3/13

50 machine 5000kg cotton 8 hours 25 machine x cotton 12 hours. . . 
# 1039 :: 11/30/13

"Holding all other elements equal, an increase in sample size will result in a wider confidence interval." I want to understand why this is true, I th. . . 
# 1038 :: 11/28/13

A manufacturer of small appliances purchases coffeepot handles from an outside vendor. If a handle is cracked, it is considered defective and can't be. . . 
# 1037 :: 11/28/13

A random sample will be selected from the adult residents of a particular city, the sample proportion will be used to estimate p, the proportion of al. . . 
# 1036 :: 11/23/13

IQ test was administered to 5 person before and after they are trained. The result are given
below: 10
Candidates: I II III IV V
IQ before training. . . 
# 1035 :: 11/23/13

IQ test was administered to 5 person before and after they are trained. The result are given
below: 10
Candidates: I II III IV V
IQ before training. . . 
# 1034 :: 11/22/13

The heights of 20 to 29yearold females are known to have a population standard deviation 1)
�� = 2.7 inches. A simple random sample . . . 
# 1033 :: 11/20/13

IQ test was administered to 5 person before and after they are trained. The result are given
below:
Candidates: I II III IV V
IQ before train. . . 
# 1032 :: 11/18/13

Assume that a random sample is used to est. a population proportion p. find margin of error E that corresponds to the given statistics and confidence . . . 
# 1031 :: 11/5/13

the length of country and western songs is normally distributed and has a mean of of 170 seconds with a standard deviation of 49 seconds. find the pro. . . 
# 1030 :: 11/5/13

the length of country and western songs is normally distributed and has a mean of of 170 seconds with a standard deviation of 49 seconds. find the pro. . . 
# 1029 :: 10/30/13

Find the zscores that bound the middle 15% of the standard normal distribution. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.). . . 
# 1028 :: 10/26/13

Some national statistics indicate the selfreported number of minutes per week of exercise is μ = 96.8 among college students. At the University . . . 
# 1027 :: 10/24/13

if you have more than one situation(variance) occurring in the same case do you multiply the success rates for each or average them to get the final . . . 
# 1026 :: 10/23/13

the standard deviation of the average scores on the SAT with mean 501 and standard deviation 112 and SRS of 100 students. . . 
# 1025 :: 10/22/13

Although cities encourage carpooling to reduce traffic congestion, most vehicles carry only one person. For example, nationally 75.5% of the people dr. . . 
# 1024 :: 10/22/13

Although cities encourage carpooling to reduce traffic congestion, most vehicles carry only one person. For example, nationally 75.5% of the people dr. . . 
# 1023 :: 10/18/13

The mean and standard deviation for the quality point averages of a random sample of 36 college seniors are calculated to be 2.6 and 0.3, respectively. . . 
# 1022 :: 10/13/13

State the different type of probability distribution of the continuous random variable. . . 
# 1021 :: 10/13/13

In studying the behavior of air support roofs, the random variables X, the inside barometric pressure (in inches of mercury) and Y, the outside barome. . . 
# 1020 :: 10/13/13

The applicants require to take the university examination for admission in engineering collage. Scores on the university are roughly normally distrib. . . 
# 1019 :: 10/3/13

Professor gill selects 20 digits from the table and even digit tells her to use a true statement and odd tells her to use a false statement.. Using a . . . 
# 1018 :: 9/29/13

detailed description of the mean deviation about for the numbers 4/11, 6/11, 8/11, 9/11, 12/11. 8/11 is
and 2nd question is the mean and SD for a,b . . . 
# 1017 :: 9/27/13

To examine the effectiveness of its four annual advertising promotions, a mail order company has sent a questionnaire to each of its customers, asking. . . 
# 1016 :: 9/27/13

The advertising firm of McMann and Tate has put out bids for two separate contracts. Based on past experience, they believe that they have a 0.7 proba. . . 
# 1015 :: 9/27/13

Suppose that the number of customers who enter a supermarket each hour is normally distributed with a mean of 570 and a standard deviation of 170. The. . . 
# 1014 :: 9/27/13

Suppose that the number of customers who enter a supermarket each hour is normally distributed with a mean of 570 and a standard deviation of 170. The. . . 
# 1013 :: 9/27/13

A 12 ounce bottle of beer has 355 ml. The Random Brewing Company sets its machinery so that the contents of a bottle is normally distributed with a me. . . 
# 1012 :: 9/26/13

median of (4,7,9,3,2)power1/4. . . 
# 1011 :: 9/26/13

median of (4,7,9,3,2)power1/4. . . 
# 1010 :: 9/24/13

If the mean is 24 inches and the SD is 4.5 inches, What is the height of a plant with a z score of 0? My question is what is the formula used to sol. . . 
# 1009 :: 9/19/13

the probability that husband and wife will b alive after 20 years from now is 0.8 and 0.9 respectively.find the probability that in 20 years time 1. b. . . 
# 1008 :: 9/16/13

Do creative people make better salespeople? Ten sales staff in a large company were given a creativity test (scores range from 0 to 20, with higher s. . . 
# 1007 :: 9/16/13

Do creative people make better salespeople? Ten sales staff in a large company were given a creativity test (scores range from 0 to 20, with higher s. . . 
# 1006 :: 9/16/13

Do creative people make better salespeople? Ten sales staff in a large company were given a creativity test (scores range from 0 to 20, with higher s. . . 
# 1005 :: 9/16/13

Do creative people make better salespeople? Ten sales staff in a large company were given a creativity test (scores range from 0 to 20, with higher s. . . 
# 1004 :: 8/29/13

three vehicles with a carrying capacity of 12 passengers each are used to ferry 30 international tourists and 5 local tourists from or tambo airport t. . . 
# 1003 :: 8/28/13

In a BMT class test the scores of 8 students are: 11; 10; 6; 3; 11; 10; 9; 11. Assume the sores are a simple random sample from a normally distributed. . . 
# 1002 :: 8/25/13

this is a test. . . 
# 1001 :: 8/24/13

The following data gives gender and employment status of civilian labour force age 16 to 24 years as of March, 2006.
Employed . . . 
# 1000 :: 8/21/13

Fire Insurance is a business based on risk. If the mean cost of a fire is µ = £300 per person and the standard deviation is σ = 400. . . 
# 999 :: 8/4/13

The mean serum cholesterol level of 25 men ages 6574 is 231, with a sample standard deviation of 50. For 25 women of the same age, the mean serum ch. . . 
# 998 :: 8/1/13

The mean of a normally distributed group of weekly incomes of a large group of executives is $910 and the standard deviation is $100. What is the zsc. . . 
# 997 :: 7/19/13

I am analyzing survey data from one university. Data set #1includes prenursing experience without a clinical experience in older adults. Data set #2. . . 
# 996 :: 7/12/13

how do we calculate the confidence interval based on the population standard deviation. . . 
# 995 :: 7/3/13

I amusing 20 participants to study whether a new drug is more effective than the current drug in the treatment of schizophrenia before they mass produ. . . 
# 994 :: 7/2/13

4. Suppose that 100 people are given lipid lowering drugs and that the drug appears to be effective in about 20 of them. Effective is defined as lowe. . . 
# 993 :: 6/29/13

a bank manager recorded the number of hours taken to accomplish a particular task. He got the data below. Hours:10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. Nu. . . 
# 992 :: 6/24/13

A test is given to graduates of tw buisness schools A and B. The scores are given out of 100. Test whether the school differ in quality by using Mann. . . 
# 991 :: 6/22/13

In an industry,200 workers,employed for a specific job,were classified according thier performance and training received/not received to test indepen. . . 
# 990 :: 6/22/13

Two impendent samples of signs 9 and 8 gave the sum of squares of deviation from their respective means as 160 and 91 can the samples be regarded as d. . . 
# 989 :: 6/16/13

The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology has one of its administrative centers located out of town and the majority of employees drive to w. . . 
# 988 :: 6/8/13

A drug company want to know if new drug lowest the cholesterol below the target level of 120.A random sample of 25 questions has a mean of 115 and a s. . . 
# 987 :: 5/14/13

1000 students had written an examination the mean of test is 35and standed deviation is 5. Assuming the distribution to be normal find
1. how many. . . 
# 986 :: 5/6/13

general scores on academic performance in english language using 60 participant. let the highest score be 90 and 10. use a class inertval of 10 create. . . 
# 985 :: 4/16/13

Usablestats.com Team,
I thought you might like to know some reasons why you are not getting enough Social Media and Organic search engine traffic f. . . 
# 984 :: 4/16/13

a sample of 35 workers was randomly selected from a workforce of 110 to estimate the average amount spent weekly at a canteen by each worker.the sampl. . . 
# 983 :: 4/11/13

find the standard deviation from the fallowing data.
Wages05, 510, 1015, 1520, 2025, 2530, 3035, 3540.
No. Of workers2, 5, 7, 13, 21, 16, . . . 
# 982 :: 3/27/13

My question has to do with power. Suppose in a clinical study you have two groups with 10 subjcects in each group. No significance at the .05 level is. . . 
# 981 :: 3/27/13

For Question 980 you Submitted
Question :
1. Does dichotomizing the dependent variable (i.e. logistic regression) decrease power in relation . . . 
# 980 :: 3/27/13

1. Does dichotomizing the dependent variable (i.e. logistic regression) decrease power in relation to a continuous dependent variable? I noticed the l. . . 
# 979 :: 3/26/13

the average cost for service provided per person per day is random variable with normal distribution of N$ 100 and a standard deviation of N$ 22. Wha. . . 
# 978 :: 3/25/13

why we need to measure variability?. . . 
# 977 :: 3/3/13

British airways employs you as cunsultant to analyse the departure time of flight leaving Cape Town International Airport. The acceptance time frame f. . . 
# 976 :: 2/20/13

Can you give examples of Ratio,Nominal,Ordinal and Interval and how these terms relate to business. . . 
# 975 :: 2/13/13

is farm size a discrete or continuous data?. . . 
# 974 :: 1/19/13

1. A population of size 1,000,000 claims has mean cycle time of 15 days, and a standard deviation of 4. 100 random samples of each size 64 are selecte. . . 
# 973 :: 1/12/13

write a short note on lorenz curve. . . 
# 972 :: 12/15/12

In Eurelia there are three categories of bicycle license, with different fees for each. The table below is based on a random sample of 122 Eurelian b. . . 
# 971 :: 12/7/12

1. A few years ago, the Food and Drug Administration issued a strong warning against Procter & Gamble’s Rely tampon. The study of toxic shock syndrome. . . 
# 970 :: 12/6/12

Suppose you wish to test the effect of a new medication (X) compared to Prozac on the wellbeing of depressed individuals, using a standardized "well. . . 
# 969 :: 11/22/12

In May 1998, the New York Times carried an article by Adam Bryant describing a research project to relate two rather diverse phenomena: the performanc. . . 
# 968 :: 11/18/12

a self proclaimed psychic was tested with 100 cards face downand asked to determine what symbol, out of 5 possible symbols the card hado n it. How man. . . 
# 967 :: 11/17/12

The table below shows the weights (in pounds) of 6 randomly selected women in each of three different age groups. Use a 0.01 significance level to tes. . . 
# 966 :: 11/9/12

During the 2000 season, the home team won 138 of the 240 regular season National Football League games. Is this strong evidence of a home field advant. . . 
# 965 :: 10/31/12

Go to the online library and find a recent (no older than 3 years) article reporting the results of a nursing or health research study in which a stat. . . 
# 964 :: 10/31/12

Designing a study
Create an example of a research question in an imaginary quantitative NURSING study you might design.
Identify the independent and. . . 
# 963 :: 10/31/12

In traditional marketing research surveys, are purchase intent questions measured on a 5 point scale (e.g. definitely would buy, probably would be, et. . . 
# 962 :: 8/28/12

1. was the target goal reached for reameasurement period 1 or 2?
2. provide a quantitative analysis that compares remeasurement 1 and 2 data to the b. . . 
# 961 :: 6/25/12

assume that an apptitude test are normally distributed. if the mean score in on 140 points and standard deviation is 25 points. find the cut off passi. . . 
# 960 :: 6/21/12

a random sample of 50 men, 40% said they preferred walking up stairs than taking the elevator. In a random sample of 40 women, 50% said they preferred. . . 
# 959 :: 6/9/12

I need to determine whether a marketing campaign to increase spending at a direct marketing retailer has resulted in incremental spend. For this campa. . . 
# 958 :: 6/9/12

dsfdsf. . . 
# 957 :: 5/23/12

a researcher reports a mean pulse rate of 80 for the ampled patients. the data also revealed a standard deviation of 10.5. what percent of patients pu. . . 
# 956 :: 5/15/12

In a population of 5000 students, a simple random sample of 50 students is selected in order to estimate the weighted average mark for the population.. . . 
# 955 :: 5/9/12

During nine days in a festival, the highest sale of a shop was on sunday and was 900„5 more than the average sale for other days. If the standard dev. . . 
# 953 :: 5/4/12

23 parents asked It is fun to read with my child....stats = mean 4.61 median 5.00 standard deviation .499. . . 
# 952 :: 5/4/12

23 parents were given a family reading survey....They were asked if they liked to read?
The mean stats came back 4.00 The median stats 5.00 The stan. . . 
# 951 :: 4/30/12

1. A research team conducted a study of soft drink preferences among residents in a test market prior to an advertising campaign for a new cola produ. . . 
# 950 :: 4/30/12

A sample of 10 electronic tubes produced by a company showed a mean lifetime of 1200 hours and a standard deviation of 100 hours. estimate the mean an. . . 
# 949 :: 4/29/12

The desired percentage of silicon dioxide in a certain type of cement is 5. A random sample of 36 specimens gave a sample average percentage of 5.21 a. . .
1sample ttest 
# 948 :: 4/29/12

It is important for airlines to know the approximate total weight of the baggage carried on each airplane. An airline researcher believes that the mea. . .
1sample Ztest 
# 947 :: 4/29/12

Workers in 2 different mine groups were asked what they considered to be the most important labourmanagement problem. In Group A, 200 out of a random. . .
2proportion test 
# 946 :: 4/29/12

The management of a mine wishes to investigate the effect of a 4day workweek on absenteeism. 2 random sample of size 40 were selected. Employees of G. . .
2sample ttest 
# 945 :: 4/29/12

In a survey of 1000 electors, 20% were found to favour party "stats".
1. Construct a 95% C.I for the percentagew in favour of party "stats".
2. What. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Sample Size 
# 944 :: 4/29/12

Mr. price Home analyzed the value of purchase made on credit by a sample of 25 credit card customers. The simple mean was found to be R170.08 with a s. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 943 :: 4/27/12

Suppose the Total Sum of Squares for a design with k=6 treatments and n=36 total measurements (six per treatment) is equal to 500. In each of the foll. . . 
# 942 :: 4/19/12

Please kindly help me with this Cost Benefit Analysis Proposal for New Employee. Please provide work in detailed step by step instructions thank you v. . . 
# 941 :: 4/15/12

Problem 3: A group of college students were surveyed to learn how many times they had visited a dentist in the previous year. The probability distribu. . . 
# 940 :: 4/13/12

solution to managerian stastics question. suppose that a consultant for the supermarket counts the number of arrival per hour during a sample of 150 h. . . 
# 939 :: 4/5/12

When using a t test for dependent means, show the steps involved in calculating the estimated population variance based on scores in this sample:
Par. . . 
# 938 :: 4/4/12

random sample of 100 pieces of wire and wants to see if the thickness of a batch
of wire meets minimum specifications. Assume that the population mea. . . 
# 937 :: 3/30/12

frequency and relative frequency distribution. use 7 classes of width 1.30 starting point 1.15 sample 26.... How will u do this im so lost.... The dec. . . 
# 936 :: 3/26/12

You are interested in evaluating a new treatment for heart disease. (a) Discribe the population of interest. (b) Describe how you might obtain a rando. . . 
# 935 :: 3/25/12

I have two samples populations and want answer the question as to whether the difference in the means of the two samples are statisticall significant. . . 
# 934 :: 3/17/12

The data shown represent the scores on a national achievement test for a group of 10th grade students.
Find the approximate percentile ranks of these. . . 
# 933 :: 3/17/12

Determine whether the New York Yankees or the Philadelphia Phillies had a relatively better runs
producing season. The Yankees scored 960 runs and pl. . . 
# 932 :: 3/13/12

ou measure the weights of a random sample of twentyfive male runners. The sample mean is 60 kilograms (kg). Suppose that the mean weights of male r. . . 
# 931 :: 3/13/12

to find total and average of 3 subjects. . . 
# 930 :: 2/21/12

Consider the ibuprofen function I(t) = 210110tt. I is in mg of ibuprofen and t is in hours.
1. Use the FACTORING method to find the t. . . 
# 929 :: 2/18/12

The following observations are weights of 10 potatoes in grams. Calculate the percentage of potatoes with weights greater than 25 grams and the range . . . 
# 928 :: 2/17/12

what will be the standard deviation and the varience in each of the following casses
(i) 2x (ii)2+x (iii) 2x+4
if var(x)=25. . . 
# 927 :: 2/2/12

A company that manufactures computer chips wants to use a multiple regression model to study the effect that different variables have on y, the total . . . 
# 926 :: 1/30/12

A survey of random sample of people leaving an amusement park showed an average expenditure number 10.30k for the evening, the average of expenditure . . .
weighted mean 
# 925 :: 1/30/12

3 section of a statistics class containing 28,32 and 35 students averaged 83,80 and 76 respectively on same final exam. what 's the combined populatio. . .
weighted mean 
# 924 :: 1/23/12

Given the sample dataset of size n = 5: {2, 4, 1, 1, 5x}. Note that x is a real number.
Obtain the empirical influence function for the mean an. . . 
# 923 :: 1/23/12

The average life span of American male professors is 75.6 years, but standard deviation is unknown. A
random sample of n = 5 recently (last 10 ye. . . 
# 922 :: 1/23/12

A random sample of measurements on two quantitative variables x and y is taken from a population.
The data for the variables x and y are: {(x,. . . 
# 921 :: 1/23/12

Consider the finite population of size N = 3, measurements on the variable x: {2, 3, 4}:
a. derive the population probability distribution for the . . . 
# 920 :: 1/13/12

The average service time at CheesePlate Restaurant is 3.5 minutes with a standard deviation of .04 minutes. A new order system claims it can improve . . .
1sample ttest 
# 919 :: 1/12/12

income and daily expense.the two variable will consider as discrete or continuous?. . . 
# 918 :: 1/12/12

what is mode?. . . 
# 916 :: 1/9/12

what is the diffrence betweenqualitative data and nominnnal data?. . . 
# 915 :: 12/6/11

create a 95%confidence interval for the value of the population mean, given that their is a sample mean of 49 and a standard deviation of 3 but now fo. . .
1sample ttest,
Confidence Intervals 
# 914 :: 12/6/11

create a 95% confidence interval for the value of the population mean, given that their are 64 observations and a sample mean of 49, with a sample sta. . .
1sample ttest,
Confidence Intervals 
# 913 :: 12/5/11

The mean is 112 oz, and the standard deviation is 40 oz. Compute the probability that the mean from a sample of 49 will fall between 103 and 121 oz. . .
ZScore,
Area between,
Standard Error of the Mean 
# 912 :: 12/3/11

Find the appropriate critical statistic for a two tailed test with 20 observations and alpha equal to 0.05.. . .
Critical Value,
tstatistic 
# 911 :: 12/3/11

Find the critical statistic for a one tailed test in the negative direction with 25 observations and alpha equal 0.01.. . .
Critical Value,
tstatistic 
# 910 :: 12/3/11

Find the appropriate critical statistic for : A one tailed test in the positive direction with 15 observations with alpha equal to 0.001.. . .
Critical Value,
test statistic 
# 909 :: 12/3/11

Find the critical statistic for: A two tailed test with 50 observations with alpha equal to .001.. . .
Critical Value,
t statistic 
# 908 :: 12/3/11

Create a 90% confidence interval for the value of the population mean using the following information: A sample mean of 65, a sample standard deviatio. . .
1sample ttest 
# 907 :: 12/3/11

Suppose that you have a sample mean of 49 and a standard deviation of 3, but now found those values from a sample of 20 observations. test the hypothe. . .
1sample ttest 
# 906 :: 12/3/11

You want to test the hypothesis that the mean age for teachers is equal to 50. If you take a sample of 64 observations and find a sample mean of 49, w. . .
1sample ttest 
# 905 :: 12/3/11

create a 95% confidence interval for the value of the population mean using the following information: a sample mean of 55, a sample standard deviatio. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 904 :: 10/24/11

Use MINITAB to generate 1200 individual values from a Standard Normal distribution (mean = 0, std. dev = 1).. . . 
# 903 :: 10/16/11

Consider a random sample of 9 observations, from a Normal distribution, with sample average 25.0.
a) Calculate a 95% confidence interval for the p. . . 
# 900 :: 9/28/11

Suppose we want to design a new placebocontrolled trial to evaluate an experimental medication to increase lung capacity. The primary outcome is pea. . . 
# 899 :: 9/5/11

In a study , the average age of the male candidates who were affected , was 38.20 whereas the average age of the female subjects was calculated to 34. . .
Variance,
Standard Deviation 
# 898 :: 8/1/11

Hi,
I believe this question may require a few back n forth emails from us as I'm not sure if I will cover everything that is required for you to an. . . 
# 897 :: 7/27/11

What is the probability for the following values of Z?
a. Z < 1.35
b. Z > 1.84 and Z < 2.52
c. Z < 1.02 and Z > 2.77. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 896 :: 7/26/11

1. Given the following probability distributions:
Group A
X P(X)
2 0.15
4 0.20
6 0.25
8 0.15
10 0.25
a. Compute the expected v. . .
Expected Value 
# 895 :: 7/19/11

In a sample of n = 36 selected from a population, where X = 96 and S = 12, what is the value of tSTAT if you are testing the null hypothesis H0: µ = 1. . .
1sample ttest,
test statistic 
# 894 :: 7/17/11

Can percentages be converted to z score?. . .
ZScore 
# 893 :: 7/12/11

Elbow to fingertip length of men 99% confidence n=32, x 14.50,s= 0.70 what is the margin of error. . .
Margin of Error,
Confidence Intervals 
# 892 :: 7/11/11

42 people judged their emotional response to six typeface designs. There were 12 buttons to present the emotions visually (via animated characters). P. . . 
# 891 :: 6/25/11

X, Y, and Z are independent normally distributed random variables. The following information is known about these three variables:
E (X) =4, . . . 
# 890 :: 6/14/11

I've a set of related questions on power analysis.
Suppose I have an experiment with 5 groups and 5 DVs and intend to conduct MANOVA to determine . . .
MANOVA,
Power 
# 889 :: 5/29/11

2. The figure below is a Normal quantile plot of the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) per person in 48 countries. The data set can be found under Ass. . . 
# 888 :: 5/29/11

1. Too much cholesterol in the blood increases the risk of heart disease. Young women are generally less afflicted by high cholesterol than other grou. . . 
# 887 :: 5/29/11

1. Too much cholesterol in the blood increases the risk of heart disease. Young women are generally less afflicted by high cholesterol than other grou. . . 
# 886 :: 5/2/11

ok i will wait for my answer.. . . 
# 885 :: 5/2/11

as i study on childhood disease then my collected sample is 269 and variable include age of child ,vaccination status , social condition include type . . . 
# 884 :: 5/1/11

1The following data represent the results from an independentmeasures study comparing three treatments.
Treatment
I II III
n = 10 n = 10 n = 10
. . . 
# 883 :: 4/1/11

In studying satisfaction patients have with an operation I have 2 random groups each given a different questionaire. I want to compare the responses o. . . 
# 882 :: 3/24/11

8. For the preceding problem you should find that
there are significant differences among the three
treatments. The primary reason for the significa. . . 
# 881 :: 3/24/11

6. The following data represent the results from an
independentmeasures study comparing three
treatments.
a. Compute SS for the set of 3 treatment. . . 
# 880 :: 3/24/11

Describe the similarities between an Fratio and a t statistic.. . .
tstatistic,
Fstatistic 
# 879 :: 3/14/11

What is statistical significance of pvalue. . . 
# 878 :: 1/16/11

Banner Mattress and Furniture Company wishes to study the number of credit applications received per day for the last 300 days.
To interpret, there. . .
ChiSquare Goodnes of Fit Test,
Poisson Distribution 
# 877 :: 1/13/11

Suppose that the sales manager of a large automotive parts distributor wants to estimate as early as April the total annual sales of a region. On the. . .
Regression Analysis 
# 876 :: 1/8/11

A suburban hotel derives its gross income from its hotel and restaurant operations. The owners are interested in the relationship between the number o. . .
Scatter Plot,
correlation coefficient 
# 875 :: 1/8/11

The amount of income spent on housing is an important component of the cost of living. The total costs of housing for homeowners might include mortgag. . .
Paired ttest 
# 874 :: 1/3/11

Martin Motors has in stock three cars of the same make and model. The president would like to compare the gas consumption of the three cars (labeled c. . .
ANOVA 
# 873 :: 1/3/11

During recent seasons, Major League Baseball has been criticized for the length of the games. A report indicated that the average game lasts 3 hours a. . .
1sample ttest 
# 872 :: 12/7/10

Discuss how a t Test for a dependent variable can be of great value in applying a new approach to the treatment of aggressive behavior to a small grou. . . 
# 870 :: 11/6/10

A hospital in California uses 100.6 degrees Fahrenheit as the lowest temperature considered to indicate a fever. What percentage of normal and health. . .
ZScore 
# 869 :: 10/14/10

You need to estimate the mean Christmas sales across a large chain of jewelry stores. You want to estimate this mean value to within $100 with 99% co. . .
Sample Size 
# 868 :: 10/14/10

Suppose that a 90% confidence interval for a population mean μ is constructed from a sample, resulting in the interval from 120 to 150. What was. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Margin of Error 
# 867 :: 10/11/10

A manufacturer wants to increase the absorption capacity of a sponge. Based on past data, the average sponge could absorb 3.5 ounces. An organic candl. . . 
# 866 :: 10/9/10

A study showed 118 instances of breast cancer among 3,303 mothers who used diethylstibestrol (DES), an estrogenlike substance formerly used to preven. . . 
# 864 :: 4/15/10

1. Suppose a 95% confidence interval for the mean daily sales for a sample of 100 days from an internet site is:($236, $318).
a. Will a 99% confidenc. . . 
# 863 :: 4/12/10

Describe how measurements and regression analysis are interpretations of reality and not reality itself. (One page answer). . . 
# 862 :: 4/12/10

A recent survey of community colleges found the average age of attending students to be 29. A class of 24 students has a mean age of 26 and a standard. . . 
# 861 :: 4/8/10

Lab 6, confidence intervals, two sample and paired
In class we discussed GM testing a brake light. Suppose that this is very expensive, timeconsum. . . 
# 860 :: 3/30/10

Problem # 1:
Clothing for Runners: Your company sells exercise clothing and equipment on the internet. To design the clothing, you collect a data on. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Margin of Error 
# 859 :: 3/18/10

1) Spinifex pigeons are one of the few bird species that inhabit the desert of Western Australia. The pigeons rely almost entirely on seeds for food. . . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 858 :: 3/18/10

A questionnaire about study habits was given to a random sample of students taking a large introductory statistics class. The sample of 25 students re. . .
Margin of Error 
# 857 :: 3/17/10

A drug manufacturing company conducted a survey of customers. The research question is: Is there a significant relationship between packaging preferen. . .
ChiSquare Test of Independence 
# 856 :: 3/14/10

In this case, we are going to study some data collected from Kelly Blue Book for several hundred 2005 used General Motors (GM) cars. This data allows . . .
Regression Analysis 
# 855 :: 3/6/10

Random samples of five were selected from each of three populations. The sum of
squares total was 100. The sum of squares due to the treatments was 4. . .
ANOVA Summary Data 
# 853 :: 3/6/10

A recent study focused on the number of times men and women who live alone buy
takeout dinner in a month. The information is summarized below.
Stat. . .
2sample ztest 
# 852 :: 3/5/10

There are four entrances to the Government Center Building in downtown Philadelphia.
The building maintenance supervisor would like to know if the en. . .
ChiSquare Goodnes of Fit Test 
# 851 :: 3/5/10

In a particular market there are three commercial television stations, each with its own
evening news program from 6:00 to 6:30 P.M. According to a r. . .
ChiSquare Test of Independence,
ChiSquare Goodnes of Fit Test 
# 850 :: 3/5/10

The following is a partial ANOVA table.
Source sum of Squares df . . .
ANOVA Table,
ANOVA 
# 849 :: 3/5/10

A real estate agent in the coastal area of Georgia wants to compare the variation in the
selling price of homes on the oceanfront with those one to t. . .
Ftest 
# 848 :: 3/5/10

The president of the American Insurance Institute wants to compare the yearly costs of
auto insurance offered by two leading companies. He selects a . . .
Paired ttest 
# 847 :: 3/5/10

Grand Strand Family Medical Center is specifically set up to treat minor medical emergencies
for visitors to the Myrtle Beach area. There are two fac. . .
2sample ttest 
# 846 :: 3/2/10

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal reported that the 30year mortgage rate is now
less than 6 percent. A sample of eight small banks in the . . .
1sample ttest 
# 845 :: 3/2/10

Dole Pineapple, Inc., is concerned that the 16ounce can of sliced pineapple is being
overfilled. Assume the standard deviation of the process is .03. . .
1sample ttest,
1sample Ztest 
# 844 :: 3/2/10

A new weightwatching company, Weight Reducers International, advertises that those
who join will lose, on the average, 10 pounds the first two weeks. . .
1sample ttest,
1sample Ztest 
# 843 :: 2/27/10

Braking distances of cars. A random sample of 13 fourcylinder cars is obtained and braking distances are measured and found to have a mean of 137.5 . . .
Standard Deviation,
Two Variances,
Fstatistic 
# 842 :: 2/18/10

what statistic method is best used to test 'the influence of persons on behaviour of other persons?
thank you.. . . 
# 840 :: 2/11/10

Sat verbal scores are normally distributed with a mean of 426 and a standard deviation of 94. Use the Empirical Rule to determine what percent of the. . .
Empirical Rule 
# 838 :: 2/9/10

using the full 5step process test to see if a population mean is not 25. Sample data is: Mean 24, standard deviation 10 and a sample of 400 was taken. . .
1sample ttest 
# 836 :: 1/13/10

a statistician was setting up a hypothesis test with a level of significance dictated by upper management. However, she was concerned that the test wo. . .
Type II Error,
Sample Size 
# 835 :: 12/12/09

• Analyze the following two data sets:
o In Statistics Alive, Module 35, p. 410–411, data are presented for 15 persons regarding high. . . 
# 834 :: 12/9/09

You are interested in testing the hypothesis that men have greater levels of political participation than women, so you survey 332 men and 375 women . . .
2sample ttest,
Hypothesis Test 
# 833 :: 12/9/09

suppose that the census indicates the average American earns $36,345.45 per year. You are interested in the whether people who majored in political s. . .
Hypothesis Test,
1sample ttest 
# 832 :: 12/8/09

1.What are the underlying assumptions of Spearman rankorder scale?
2.What happens when a stanine is more than 9?Explain.. . . 
# 831 :: 12/3/09

I have a humor appreciation survey with 40 items and 500 participants. The items were interpreted and classified by a theory into four classes of 10 i. . . 
# 830 :: 11/24/09

A psychologist is studying the distribution of IQ scores of girls at an alternative high school. In wishing to estimate the average IQ scores in this . . . 
# 824 :: 11/8/09

The grades on a statistics midterm test are normally distributed with a mean of 78 and a standard deviation of 6
a. What proportion of the class has . . .
ZScore,
Standard Error of the Mean 
# 823 :: 10/22/09

What is an 'effect size' ? When is it used ? Why is it used in educational research?. . .
Effect Size,
Cohen d 
# 822 :: 10/19/09

Jeff... the previous answer was not quite the answer I was anticipating let me restate the problem more clearly.
1. A manufacturer has a process whi. . . 
# 821 :: 10/18/09

A manufacturer can typically process 176264 devices a given period of concern. In this situation the processing event is either pass or fail. There i. . .
Power,
Sample Size,
Effect Size,
1Proportion Test 
# 820 :: 10/17/09

An animal trainer obtained the following sample data (Table A) in a study of reaction times of dogs (in seconds) to a specific stimulus. He then selec. . .
Standard Deviation,
Standard Deviation on Frequency Data,
Standard Deviation of Grouped Data,
Ftest 
# 819 :: 10/15/09

For a particular sample of 50 scores on a psychology exam, the following results were obtained.
First quartile = 52 Third quartile = 84 Standard dev. . .
Chebyshev's Theorem,
Midrange,
Empirical Rule 
# 817 :: 10/8/09

1) Assuming in New York 80% of women and 50% of men know where Tiffany is. At a crossing I ask pedestrians for directions to Tiffany and get these ans. . .
Binomial Probability 
# 815 :: 10/5/09

Shaver Manufacturing, Inc., offers dental insurance to its employees. A recent study by the human resource director shows the annual cost per employee. . .
ZScore,
Area between 
# 814 :: 10/4/09

in a school how is ztest used in time table ... one group that studies 7 periods a day of 45 mins each class and the other group can choose semester w. . .
2sample ztest,
2sample ttest 
# 813 :: 10/2/09

Serum cholesterol levels were taken from a population of 10,000 college students. The results were normally distributed. Males had a mean of 195 and a. . .
ZScore,
NORMSDIST 
# 812 :: 10/2/09

A Tamiami shearing machine is producing 10 percent defective pieces, which is abnormally high. The quality control engineer has been checking the outp. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial Probability 
# 811 :: 10/1/09

Discuss the assumptions for using a chisquare test. Research articles using and provide practical examples from the reseach to support your assumptio. . . 
# 806 :: 9/7/09

Discuss how the statistical application of Pearson r is used for hypothesis testing.l Through application of the Spearman Correlation discuss what ty. . .
Pearson r,
Spearman Correlation 
# 804 :: 8/29/09

The mean on this test is 3.5 with a standard deviation of .5. Sally scores 1.5 on this test. How many standard deviations is Sally from the mean?. . .
ZScore 
# 803 :: 8/28/09

In a study, the sum of squared deviations from the mean for the sample is 12 and there are 4 participants. What is the estimated population variance?. . .
Variance 
# 802 :: 8/27/09

type of research where using the t statistic may be an appropriate alternative to using a zscore. . .
t statistic 
# 798 :: 8/19/09

Teens were asked in the MTF 2006 survey how often they think about social issues (specific issues were not identified). The bivariate table includes r. . .
ChiSquare,
ChiSquare Test of Independence 
# 797 :: 8/15/09

The issue of how much should be spent to solve particular U.S. social problems is a complex matter, and people have diverse and conflicting ideas on t. . .
ChiSquare 
# 796 :: 8/13/09

Very happy Not happy at all
Mean ideal number of children 3.32 2.07
Standard deviation . . .
2sample ttest 
# 795 :: 8/13/09

Data from the MTF 2006 survey reveal that 71.5% (432 out of 604) of males and 74% (562 out of 756) of females reported trying alcohol. You wonder whe. . .
2proportion test 
# 794 :: 8/10/09

A psychologist has developed a test to measure selfcontrol. The test is normed so that it has a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15... The s. . .
ZScore,
Percent Score,
Percentile Rank,
Area between 
# 793 :: 8/8/09

For the total population of a large southern city, mean family income is $34000, with a standard deviation (for the population) of $5000.
a. imagi. . .
ZScore 
# 792 :: 8/7/09

send the standard normal table. . . 
# 791 :: 8/4/09

Serum cholesterol levels were taken from a population of 10,000 college students. The results were normally distributed. Males had a mean of 195 and a. . .
ZScore 
# 790 :: 7/31/09

As a condition of employment, Fashion Industries applicants must pass a drug test. Of the last 220 applicants 14 failed the test. Develop a 99 percent. . . 
# 789 :: 7/31/09

A state meat inspector in Iowa has been given the assignment of estimating the mean net weight of packages of ground chuck labeled “3 pounds.” Of cour. . . 
# 788 :: 7/31/09

A recent survey of 50 executives who were laid off from their previous position revealed it took a mean of 26 weeks for them to find another position.. . . 
# 787 :: 7/30/09

Below are fertility rates (average children born per woman) in 15 EU nations for 2 years. (a) Make
a scatter plot. (b) Find the correlation coefficie. . .
correlation coefficient ,
significant correlation,
Pearson r 
# 786 :: 7/27/09

From her firm’s computer telephone log, an executive found that the mean length of 64 telephone
calls during July was 4.48 minutes with a standard de. . .
2sample ttest 
# 784 :: 7/21/09

Two manufacturing facilities produce 1280 × 1024 LED (lightemitting diode) displays. Twelve
displays are chosen at random from each lab, and the num. . .
Mann Whitney 
# 782 :: 7/14/09

A 20minute consumer survey mailed to 500 adults aged 25–34 included a $5 Starbucks gift certificate.
The same survey was mailed to 500 adults aged 2. . .
2proportion test 
# 781 :: 7/14/09

I am to do a study that involves people whose IQ are in the normal range 70 to 130. How many people must I screen with IQ test in order to find a samp. . .
Sample Size 
# 780 :: 7/14/09

Dear Mr. Sauro:
In reference to you article, "Calculating a Sigma Level from Task Success," I found no references to “usability” nor “task completio. . .
Usability,
Six Sigma 
# 779 :: 7/13/09

If all the values in a set are converted to zscores, is the shape of the distribution of the z scores will be bell shape regardless of the distributi. . .
Central Limit Theorem 
# 778 :: 7/12/09

200 students took a test. The scores were normally distributed. Your score was in the 60th percentile. How many people scored at or below your score?. . .
Percentile 
# 777 :: 7/11/09

Suppose that the quarterly sales levels among health care information systems companies are approximately normally distributed with a mean of million. . . 
# 776 :: 7/8/09

Clients at a Diabetic Education Program were randomly assigned to one of two learning programs.
Group A participants attended a threeday, inclass. . . 
# 775 :: 7/6/09

1.A state meat inspector in Iowa has been given the assignment of estimating the mean net weight of packages of ground chuck labeled “3 pounds.” Of c. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 774 :: 7/5/09

If I'm doing a multivariate linear regression in Minitab (about 40 variables), how to restrict all coefficients positive?. . .
Linear Regression 
# 773 :: 7/1/09

i have problem in run multiple linear regression which faced me a problem of heteroscadecity and i want solve it using weight least squares (wls) but . . . 
# 772 :: 6/29/09

A random sample of 16 pharmacy customers showed the waiting times below (in minutes). Find a 90 percent confidence interval for Î¼, assuming that the . . . 
# 771 :: 6/29/09

Onefourth of the residents of the Burning Ridge Estates leave their garage doors open when they are away from home. The local chief of police estimat. . .
Bayes Theorem ,
Conditional Probability,
Tree Diagram 
# 770 :: 6/29/09

Dr. Stallter has been teaching basic statistics for many years. She knows that 80 percent of the students will complete the assigned problems. She has. . .
Bayes Theorem ,
Tree Diagram 
# 768 :: 6/26/09

A multiple choice test consists of 25 questions with possible answers of a, b, c, d, and e. Estimate the probability that with random guessing, the nu. . .
Binomial pmf 
# 767 :: 6/24/09

IQ scores are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a std dev of 15. If 25 people are randomly selected for an IQ test, find the probably that . . .
ZScore 
# 766 :: 6/23/09

A researcher has a series of Likertscaled items and a measure of frequency of absenteeism. He uses each of the Likertscaled items in a separate biva. . .
Correlation,
NonLinear Correlation 
# 765 :: 6/23/09

A football team's season ticket sales, percentage of games won, and number of active alumni for the years 19922000 are given below:
Year . . .
Regression Analysis 
# 764 :: 6/23/09

Suppose Abraham Lincoln had answered a survey questionnaire in which he indicated that he had not received a grade school diploma. The researcher foun. . .
Correlation 
# 763 :: 6/18/09

Finding appropriate z and tscores is important when constructing confidence intervals. Confidence intervals allow one to estimate important populat. . . 
# 762 :: 6/18/09

Bob enjoys making candy and some friends have encouraged him to open a candymaking business. To see if the local citizens buy enough candy, Bob gath. . . 
# 761 :: 6/18/09

I need to know which formulas would be used to answer these two probability questions.
1. A certain airplane has two independent alternators to prov. . . 
# 760 :: 6/17/09

. You are a researcher who conducted a study of softdrink preferences among residents in a test market prior to an advertising campaign for a new co. . . 
# 759 :: 6/15/09

A sample of 25 concession stand purchases at the May 12 matinee of SpiderMan 3 showed a mean purchase of $ 7.29 with a standard deviation of $ 3.02. . . . 
# 758 :: 6/15/09

To test the hypothesis that students who finish an exam first get better grades, Professor Hardtack kept track of the order in which papers were hande. . . 
# 756 :: 6/15/09

In Dallas some fire trucks were painted yellow (instead of red) to heighten their visibility. During a test period, the fleet of red fire trucks made. . . 
# 755 :: 6/14/09

Interpret the following SPSS computer output for the chisquare test. Variable COMMUTE is “How did you get to work last week?” Variable GENDER is “Are. . .
ChiSquare Test of Independence,
SPSS 
# 754 :: 6/14/09

Collapse the response categories in the following table so that it meets the assumption of the chisquare test; then perform the test.
. . .
ChiSquare Test of Independence 
# 753 :: 6/14/09

Perform a chisquare test on the following data:
(a) Regulation is the best way to ensure a safe workplace.
. . . 
# 752 :: 6/14/09

An Excel Spreadsheet is reprinted below. Interpret the ttest results. Are they statistically significant?
tTest: Paired Two Sample for Means
Be. . .
Paired ttest 
# 751 :: 6/14/09

The managers in a company’s East and West regions were rated on the basis of the company’s evaluation system. A researcher wishes to conduct a ttest . . .
2sample ttest 
# 750 :: 6/14/09

Test the hypothesis of no differences for average payback period (years) necessary to justify solar heating systems for residences.
Savings and Loa. . . 
# 749 :: 6/14/09

A personnel manager has a computergenerated list of all employees that indicates that 70 percent are fulltime employees, 20 percent are parttime em. . .
ChiSquare Goodnes of Fit Test 
# 748 :: 6/14/09

What test of differences is appropriate in each of the following situations? Why?
(a) Average campaign contributions of Democrats, Republicans, and. . . 
# 747 :: 6/13/09

A random sample of 46 observations was selected from a normally distributed population. The sample mean was xbar=81, and the sample variance was s2=3. . . 
# 746 :: 6/12/09

a. Select a variable. Compare the mean of the variable for a sample of 30 for one group with the mean of the variable for a sample of 30 for a second . . . 
# 745 :: 6/8/09

Calculate the average student score necessary for the district to retain its federal funding. You may assume that the Standard Deviation will not chan. . . 
# 744 :: 6/6/09

Quality Motors is an automobile dealership that regularly advertises in its local market area. It claims that a certain make and model of car averages. . .
1sample ttest 
# 743 :: 6/6/09

Assume you have the following data: Ho: u = 2,450, S = 400, n = 100, and X = 2,300. Conduct a hypothesis test at the .01 significance level.
**If the. . .
1sample Ztest 
# 741 :: 6/6/09

Assume you have the following data: Ho: u = 200, S = 30, n = 64, and X = 218. Conduct a twotailed hypothesis test at the .05 significance level.. . .
1sample Ztest 
# 740 :: 6/6/09

After a bumper crop, a mushroom grower hypothesizes that mushrooms will remain at the average wholesale price of $1 per pound. State the null hypothes. . . 
# 739 :: 6/4/09

How many data do we need as a minimum in order to calculate the zscore meaningfully?. . .
ZScore 
# 738 :: 6/4/09

What value would be needed to complete the following probability distribution?
x p (x)
0 . . .
Random Variable,
Expected Value 
# 737 :: 5/31/09

(a) Choose one beverage category and plot the data (MILK CATAGORY CHOSEN). (b) Describe the trend (if any) and discuss
possible causes. (c) Would a f. . .
TimeSeries 
# 736 :: 5/28/09

A student heard that the average household watches 26.4 hours of t.v. per week, with a stand.dev. of 2.3 hours. He decided to run his own experiment . . .
1sample Ztest 
# 735 :: 5/25/09

how does a confidence interval this relate to learning statistics
How do you think confidence intervals are useful in the realworld?. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 733 :: 5/24/09

The data in the following tables are some of the results of an Internal Revenue Service survey of taxpayers. Analyze and interpret the data.
The las. . . 
# 732 :: 5/23/09

You have asked to research the high absenteeism rate in your company. One required analysis is to be by gender. Assume you have been asked to do the . . . 
# 731 :: 5/23/09

Test to see if four population means are the same or different. Assume the populations are normally distributed and have equal variances. Use the fo. . .
ANOVA Summary Data 
# 730 :: 5/23/09

Describe the steps in formal hypothesis testing. Make at least one comment for each step.. . .
Steps in Hypothesis Test,
Hypothesis Test 
# 729 :: 5/23/09

I want to prove that a population mean is not 150. Use an alpha of 5% and set up the full, detailed, five step hypothesis test. Assume when the sampl. . .
1sample ttest 
# 728 :: 5/23/09

What hypothesis testing model (my “models” handout) would be used under each of the following conditions. Use the “model number” from my handout if y. . .
Statistical Model,
test statistic 
# 727 :: 5/23/09

Interpret the following table showing the percentage of individuals on a lowfat or lowcholesterol diet by gender and age.
Age Group Women. . . 
# 723 :: 5/5/09

Using this research question and data, perform a nonparametric hypothesis test (Part A and B).
Research Question: Is the average age greater than 4. . .
Sign Test,
Mann Whitney 
# 722 :: 5/5/09

What is the definition of an "independent" variable? A dependent variable?
What about a variable I intend to use to help do some forecasting. Int. . .
Scatter Plot,
Scatter Diagram,
Independent Variable,
Dependent Variable 
# 721 :: 5/5/09

What does regression do? What is its purpose?. . .
Regression Analysis 
# 720 :: 5/5/09

City Opera, a local opera company, wishes to take a sample of its subscribers to learn the average number of years people have been subscribing. The d. . .
Sample Size 
# 718 :: 5/5/09

The state of Texas college admission board has set a standard for automatic acceptances to any university at top 10% of any graduating class will be a. . .
ZScore 
# 716 :: 5/5/09

The rockets are playing Lakers tonight in basketball. The lakers average 90 points a game, with a SD of 10. What would the rockets need to score to be. . .
ZScore 
# 715 :: 5/5/09

university of texas will accept all students that have a GPA in the top 10% at their school. At yates the school GPA average is 3.0(on a 4.0 scale) wi. . .
ZScore 
# 714 :: 5/5/09

The mean score on a math test at milby high school was 50. the standard deviation was 10. If the same test was administered to the entire school distr. . .
ZScore 
# 713 :: 5/3/09

Do students at various colleges differ in how sociable they are? Twentyfive students were randomly selected from each of three colleges in a particul. . .
ANOVA,
EtaSquared,
Effect Size,
ANOVA Summary Data 
# 712 :: 5/3/09

Make up a scatter diagram with 10 dots for each of the following situations: (a) perfect positive linear correlation, (b) large but not perfect positi. . .
Scatter Diagram,
Correlation,
Curvilinear Correlation 
# 711 :: 5/3/09

Four research participants take a test of manual dexterity (high scores mean better dexterity) and an anxiety test (high scores mean more anxiety). Th. . . 
# 710 :: 4/30/09

Discuss how the statistical application of Pearson r is used for hypothesis testing. Through application of the Spearman Correlation discuss what typ. . .
Correlation,
Pearson r,
Spearman Correlation 
# 709 :: 4/30/09

Discuss which analysis of variance should be applied when an experiment has more than one independent variable. Discuss the assumptions and limitation. . .
ANOVA,
Factorial ANOVA,
2Way ANOVA 
# 708 :: 4/30/09

Standardized scores offers a way of comparing normreferenced scores. The zscore distribution is based on knowing how many standard deviations away f. . .
ZScore,
tscore,
Percentile Rank 
# 707 :: 4/29/09

Would you be able to assist me in completing a 5 step hypothesis test on both hypotheses (1 parameter & another with 2 or more)? In completing this t. . .
Five Step Hypothesis Testing,
Parameter 
# 706 :: 4/28/09

What is a chisquared test used for? What is the typical null and alternate hypothesis when doing a chisquared test?. . .
ChiSquare 
# 705 :: 4/27/09

THIS QUESTION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. . .
1sample Ztest 
# 703 :: 4/26/09

The following data is a random sample of 1st quiz scores from previous Research 342 classes.
9.5, 6.5, 4.25, 8.5, 7.5, 4.5, 4.25, 6, 7
mean = 6.44 . . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 702 :: 4/26/09

A random sample of 100 students who took a statistics exam were asked their score on the exam. The mean score on the test was 50; the standard deviat. . .
ZScore,
Area between 
# 701 :: 4/26/09

A local bakery determines that the probability of a customer ordering a blueberry muffin is 50%. 5 customers come into the bakery.
A. What is the pr. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial pmf,
Binomial Probability 
# 700 :: 4/26/09

2) Assume the following summary statistics, which describe the speed of a computer processor, are available from a sample of Intel Pentium IV chips ma. . .
Chebyshev's Theorem 
# 699 :: 4/26/09

1) The following are the first Quiz scores from a previous RES 341 class:
9.5, 7.5, 9.5, 7, 10, 7.5, 6.5, 1.5, 8, 10
A. Is this data discrete or co. . .
Continuous Data 
# 698 :: 4/26/09

A random sample of 10 miniature Tootsie Rolls was taken from a bag. Each piece was weighed on
a very accurate scale. The results in grams were
3.087. . . 
# 697 :: 4/25/09

A random sample of 30 executives from companies with assets over $1 million was selected and asked for their annual income and level of education. Th. . .
ANOVA,
Seasonal Data 
# 695 :: 4/24/09

I need help with the following.
(A) Develop one business research question
(B) Formulate a research hypothesis to test one population parameter an. . .
Parameter 
# 694 :: 4/21/09

Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. . . . 
# 693 :: 4/21/09

Given a single deck of cards, what is the probability of drawing either a king or a diamond? Hint  There are four kings in a deck and 13 diamonds. T. . .
Union,
Probability,
Joint Probability 
# 692 :: 4/21/09

Create a Histogram of the following data:
Interval Frequency
0  5 0
5  10 5
10  15 5
15  20 15
20  25 5
25 – . . . 
# 691 :: 4/21/09

Calculate the Standard Deviation of the following list of data: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. . .
Standard Deviation 
# 689 :: 4/20/09

Accounting procedures allow a business to evaluate their inventory at LIFO (Last In First Out) or FIFO (First In First Out). A manufacturer evaluated. . .
Paired ttest 
# 687 :: 4/18/09

I would like to determine whether Meijer or Kroger has lower prices on average for families.
I randomly speak with 100 customers who are purchasing g. . .
Independent Sample 
# 686 :: 4/18/09

A label on a container of orange juice claims that the orange juice contains an average of 2 grams of fat with standard deviation of 1.5 grams. A cons. . .
1sample Ztest 
# 685 :: 4/18/09

NKU needs to estimate the mean number of hours that all students work to earn money, on average, per week during the full semesters (fall and spring).. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 684 :: 4/18/09

Tax companies imply that the returns they prepare are perfect, but what proportion of returns from tax companies have mistakes? To answer this questio. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Confidence Interval around a Proportion 
# 683 :: 4/18/09

A baseball fan would like to estimate the mean time it takes to complete a major league baseball game. He randomly selects 40 game lengths (times to c. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 682 :: 4/17/09

Explain the difference between testing a single mean and testing the difference between two means. What two assumptions must be met when one is using . . .
Difference between means 
# 681 :: 4/17/09

If two independent samples are used in a hypothesis test concerning the difference between population means for which the combined degrees of freedom . . .
Degrees of Freedom 
# 680 :: 4/17/09

To test the null hypothesis that the mean waist size for males under 40 years equals 34 inches versus the hypothesis that the mean differs from 34, th. . .
test statistic 
# 679 :: 4/17/09

State the null hypothesis, Ho,and the alternative hypothesis, Ha , that would be used to test the claim: The standard deviation has increased from its. . .
Null Hypothesis ,
Alternative Hypothesis 
# 678 :: 4/17/09

A particular candidate claims she has the support of at least 60% of the voters in her district. A random sample of 150 voters yields 87 who support h. . .
test statistic,
Normal Approximation to Binomial 
# 677 :: 4/17/09

A random sample of 51 observations was selected from a normally distributed population. The sample mean was x = 88.6 , and the sample variance was s2 . . .
ChiSquare,
Standard Deviation,
Population Standard Deviation,
sample variance,
sampe standard deviation 
# 676 :: 4/17/09

Consider testing Ho: μd ≤ 0 vs. Ha: μd = > 0 with n =20 and t∗ =1.95.
Place bounds on the pvalue using the table of “critical. . .
Studentt,
Student’s tdistribution,
Critical Value 
# 675 :: 4/17/09

A group of sheep, infested with tapeworms, are randomly divided into two groups as follows. Each sheep is assigned a number (1 through 20) and then 10. . .
Dependent Sample,
Independent Sample 
# 674 :: 4/17/09

In what ways is the t distribution similar to the standard normal distribution? In what ways is the t distribution different from the standard normal . . .
tdistribution,
Standard Normal Distribution 
# 673 :: 4/16/09

Classify the following as independent or dependent samples:
a. Weights of identical twins
b. The effectiveness of two different brands of ibuprofen. . .
Dependent Sample,
Independent Sample 
# 672 :: 4/13/09

In Meijer supermarket, the customer's waiting time to check out is approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation of 2.5 minutes. A samp. . .
Hypothesis Test 
# 671 :: 4/13/09

A statistician was testing the following hypotheses:
Ho: μ = 500 vs. Ha: μ ≠ 500.
The pvalue approach was to be used. A sample . . . 
# 670 :: 4/13/09

Assume that z is the test statistic and calculate the value of z∗ for testing the null hypothesis Ho: μ =150.0 when σ = 4.5, n=15, x(b. . .
test statistic,
ztest 
# 669 :: 4/13/09

You have failed to reject the null hypothesis when it is false, and therefore you have made a
A) Type A correct decision.
B) Type B corr. . .
Type I Error,
Type II Error,
Hypothesis Test 
# 668 :: 4/13/09

Which of the following is the probability of making a Type I error?
A) α
B) 1  α
C) β
D) 1  β. . .
Type I Error,
Type II Error 
# 667 :: 4/11/09

If the pvalue is greater than the level of significance α , then the decision must be to reject Ho.
A) True
B) False. . .
pvalue,
Hypothesis Test 
# 664 :: 4/11/09

If our decision in a hypothesis test is to fail to reject the null hypothesis, then we know that the null hypothesis must be true.
A) True
. . .
Null Hypothesis 
# 663 :: 4/11/09

When we reject the null hypothesis, we are certain that the null hypothesis is false.
A) True
B) False. . .
Null Hypothesis 
# 662 :: 3/23/09

I need the formula to calculate zscore. My input is: Base Sample Size, Target Sample Size, Base Proportion, Target Proportion. I have a calculator . . .
2proportion test 
# 661 :: 3/19/09

A student is taking a 10 question multiple choice quiz. There are four possible answers to each question. The student decides to guess at random on al. . .
BINOMDIST 
# 660 :: 3/18/09

Four cards are selected, one at a time, from a standard deck of 52 cards. Let x represent the number of aces drawn in a set of 4 cards.
If this expe. . .
Binomial Probability 
# 659 :: 3/18/09

Suppose that A and B are mutually exclusive events, and that P(A) = 0.4 and P(B) = 0.3. Then, P(A and B) will be:
A) 0.0
B) 0.4
C) 0.3
D) 0.7. . . 
# 658 :: 3/18/09

Under certain conditions, it is possible that the sum of the probabilities of all the sample points in a sample space is less than one.
A) Tru. . . 
# 657 :: 3/18/09

If events A and B are not mutually exclusive, they may be either independent or dependent.
A) True
B) False. . . 
# 653 :: 3/11/09

What is the cost of a telephone call (per dollar) using a calling card that follows the formula below for a 20minute call. Cost = 0.50 + 0.15 Minute. . . 
# 651 :: 3/9/09

For a population with a mean of 80 and standard deviation of 12, what is the zscore corresponding to x=71?. . . 
# 650 :: 3/9/09

2. Your company makes ice cream (178 flavors!) and has just acquired a distribution company with lots of ice cream trucks. You will use their trucks. . . 
# 648 :: 3/7/09

A financial planner wants to compare the yield of income and growthoriented mutual funds. Fifty thousand dollars is invested in each of a sample of. . . 
# 644 :: 3/3/09

An aptitude test has a mean of 220 and standard deviation of 10. find the corresponding z score for: a) a test score of 232 b) a test score of 212. . .
ZScore 
# 642 :: 3/2/09

You are a purchasing agent at a major manufacturing company. You have several hundred business cards from sales reps who have visited you, and you ha. . . 
# 641 :: 3/2/09

In general, what is a “Critical Value” or “CutOff Score” of a test statistic. . .
Critical Value,
test statistic 
# 639 :: 2/28/09

CherryBerry Soda, Inc. claims that 15 percent of the population can identify its products. In efforts to boost their identity, CherryBerry employs a f. . .
Normal Approximation to Binomial ,
1Proportion Test 
# 638 :: 2/23/09

To test the null hypothesis that the mean waist size for males under 40 years equals 34 inches versus the hypothesis that the mean differs from 34, th. . .
1sample ttest 
# 637 :: 2/22/09

Hi Jeff thanks for all your help so far, your answers have been great and very timely. It is great to be able have help from someone with great profes. . .
Adjusted Wald,
Confidence Intervals 
# 635 :: 2/22/09

Linemarking for parking bays shall be determined by the retroreflectivity performance of glass beads in the linemarking. The linemarking average level. . .
1sample ttest,
Confidence Intervals 
# 634 :: 2/20/09

A contractor is responsible for drainage network cleaning and shall ensure that the required level of service is achieved. The required level of servi. . .
1Sample Proportion Test 
# 633 :: 2/20/09

Roadmarking shall be determined by the retroreflectivity performance of glass beads in the road marking. The roadmarking average level of reflectivity. . . 
# 632 :: 2/19/09

An automobile manufacturer wants to estimate the mean gasoline mileage that its customers will obtain with its new compact model. How many sample runs. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 631 :: 2/19/09

My company has been arguing over this topic for quite a while, and I'm looking to put an end to this mathematical question.
We are an ad agency who. . .
A/B Testing,
Response Rates 
# 630 :: 2/19/09

Pretend that you are a Finance person in a large dynamic company. Your dream is to become CFO someday, so you want to make good financial decisions. Y. . . 
# 629 :: 2/17/09

The following data show samples of three chain stores in three different locations in one town and the amount of dollars spent per customer per visit.. . .
ANOVA 
# 628 :: 2/16/09

I have a standard normal distribution with Mean 130, Stdev 8 for school X and a normal distribution for 120 and 10 for school Y. If we select 1 studen. . . 
# 627 :: 2/16/09

I have two questions. Thanks for answering them.
(1)A sports enthusiast created an equation to predict Victories (the team’s number of victories in. . . 
# 626 :: 2/15/09

Greetings,
My name is Dave Thompson and I work with the Conasauga Drug Court Treatment program in Dalton, GA. I am a Field Practicum Instructor f. . . 
# 625 :: 2/11/09

Mean output of solar cells of three types are measured six times under random light intensity over a period of 5 minutes, yielding the results shown. . . .
ANOVA 
# 623 :: 2/9/09

The following table lists the number of U.S. mainland hurricane strikes (from 1900 to 1996) for various intensities according to the SaffirSimpson Hu. . .
Random Variable,
Probability Distribution 
# 622 :: 2/9/09

1. If the daily stock price, x, of United Technology is normally distributed with mean 6.56 and standard deviation 2.4, calculate the probability that. . . 
# 621 :: 2/8/09

Consider a sample with data values of 10,20,12,17, and 16. Compute the zscore for each of the five observations. . .
ZScore 
# 620 :: 2/8/09

The total area under the curve of the standard normal distribution is not necessarily 1.0.
A) True
B) False. . .
Normal Curve,
Standard Normal Distribution,
Standard Normal Curve 
# 619 :: 2/8/09

Suppose the annual consumption of chicken mean is 20.84 pounds per person, and that the standard deviation for the consumption of chicken per person i. . .
Central Limit Theorem 
# 618 :: 2/8/09

Individual scores of a placement examination are normally distributed with a mean of 84.2 and a standard deviation of 12.8.
If a random sample of s. . .
ZScore,
tscore 
# 616 :: 2/7/09

Evolutionary theories often emphasize that humans have adapted to their physical environment. One such theory hypothesizes that people should spontane. . .
1sample ttest 
# 613 :: 2/7/09

I am confused on how to calculate a zscore. I am doing a six sigma project right now and am lost on doing the zscore. Here is the information I am p. . .
ZScore 
# 611 :: 2/5/09

6.) For the following set of data, find the linear regression equation for predicting Y from X:
X Y
0 9 . . .
Regression Equation 
# 600 :: 1/30/09

True or False
The moving average method averages out cyclical and irregular components.
When using Chi Square , the sum of the expected freque. . .
ANOVA,
ChiSquare,
Goodnees of Fit,
F distribution 
# 599 :: 1/30/09

There are two major tests of readiness for college, the ACT and the SAT. ACT scores are reported on a scale from 1 to 36. The distribution of ACT scor. . .
ZScore,
SAT Scores,
ACT Scores 
# 597 :: 1/30/09

TRUE OR FALSE
1. ANOVA is used when we want to know if more than two population means are equal.
2. The sum of the squares error measures the vari. . .
ANOVA 
# 589 :: 1/26/09

Apply the Law of Large Numbers: Explain how the following scenario is possible using a coin toss and fictitious data: As the number of trials increase. . .
Law of Large Numbers 
# 588 :: 1/26/09

An aptitude test has a mean of 220 and standard deviation of 10. find the corresponding z score for: a) a test score of 232. . .
ZScore 
# 587 :: 1/26/09

True or False
Generally speaking, the Null Hypothesis is set up for the purpose of either accepting or rejecting it.
If the Null Hypothesis is fal. . .
Null Hypothesis ,
Alternative Hypothesis 
# 581 :: 1/21/09

hi, I hope you can help me ?
I have 30 variables that i wanted to sort them under 5 known groups . the data came from interviews where i collected . . . 
# 580 :: 1/21/09

Conduct the equivalent, nonparametric test of hypothesis using the 5step process.
MLB ï¿½ Higher Salaries equate to more home runs per team (Using . . . 
# 576 :: 1/16/09

TRUE or FALSE
The level of significance is the probability that a true hypothesis is rejected.
A Type one error is also referred to as an alpha r. . .
Hypothesis Test,
Alternative Hypothesis ,
Alpha,
Null Hypothesis 
# 574 :: 1/14/09

Assume you have the following data: Ho mu = 200, s = 30, n = 64, and xbar
= 218. Conduct a hypothesis test at the .05 significance level.
Assum. . .
1sample ttest,
1sample Ztest 
# 572 :: 1/13/09

At one university, students are given zscores at the end of the semester rather than the traditional GPAs. The mean and standard deviation of all stu. . .
Empirical Rule,
ZScore 
# 571 :: 1/10/09

Dr Zak developed a test to measure depression. He sampled 100 university students to take his five item test. The group of students was comprised of 3. . .
ZScore,
Standard Score 
# 570 :: 1/7/09

How can a t test be employed in hypothesis testing by the use of directional versus nondirectional hypothesis. . .
directional test,
1tailed test 
# 569 :: 12/21/08

Faced with rising fax costs, a firm issued a guideline that transmissions of 10 pages or more should be sent by 2day mail instead. Exceptions are all. . .
1sample ttest,
TDIST 
# 568 :: 12/21/08

16 (a) Plot the data on U.S. general aviation shipments. (b) Describe the pattern and discuss possible causes. (c) Would a fitted trend be helpful? Ex. . .
Trend Line,
Linear Regression 
# 566 :: 12/19/08

In an ANOVA test there are 5 observations in each of three treatments. The degrees of freedom in the numerator and denominator respectively are:
a. . . .
ANOVA,
Degrees of Freedom 
# 565 :: 12/19/08

The coefficient of correlation between two variables X and Y was computed to be ƒ{0.60. This means
a. the coefficient of determination is 0.
b. a. . .
Correlation,
coefficient of determination 
# 564 :: 12/19/08

For each of the following situations, indicate whether an error has occurred and, if so, indicate what kind of error (Type I or Type II) has occurred.. . .
Type I Error,
Type II Error,
Power,
Hypothesis Test 
# 563 :: 12/19/08

A vinyl siding company claims that the mean time to install siding on a mediumsize house is at most 20 hours with a standard deviation of 3.7 hours. . . .
1sample Ztest,
1sample ttest 
# 562 :: 12/17/08

Why does the main factor MSs in 2 way ANOVA sometimes carry along interaction effect?. . .
ANOVA,
2Way ANOVA 
# 560 :: 12/17/08

Throughout history 55% of registered voters actually have cast a ballot. What is the probability that among a group of 28 students who are registered. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial cdf,
Compliment Rule 
# 559 :: 12/16/08

The serum cholesterol levels for men in one age group are normally distributed with a mean of 185.1 and a standard deviation of 37.8. All units are i. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 558 :: 12/16/08

If Z is a standard normal variable, find the probability that z lies between 0.73 and 1.88 or P(0.73
Area between,
ZScore 
# 557 :: 12/16/08

Find the margin or error for the 95% confidence interval used to estimate the population proportion. In a survey of 7100 TV viewers, 38% said they wa. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Margin of Error 
# 555 :: 12/14/08

Complete the following:
a. Select a variable. Compare the mean of the variable for a sample of 30 for one group with the mean of the variable for a . . .
2sample ttest,
2proportion test,
2sample ztest,
ztest 
# 551 :: 12/12/08

Philadelphia is conducting a study on the characteristics of tourists who drive to Eagles football games. Previous studies indicate that approximately. . .
Sample Size,
Confidence Intervals,
Proportion 
# 550 :: 12/12/08

Jeff, I am working Trend lines for yearly data and I can't figure this step:
trend line is Tt=22.6+0.45 t to generate yearly forecast. Trend line beg. . .
Trend Line 
# 549 :: 12/10/08

An expert witness in a case of alleged racial discrimination in a state university school of nursing introduced a regression of the determinants of Sa. . .
Regression Equation,
Regression Analysis 
# 548 :: 12/10/08

A researcher used stepwise regression to create regression models to predict BirthRate (births per 1,000) using five predictors: LifeExp (life expecta. . .
Stepwise Regression,
Regression Analysis 
# 546 :: 12/10/08

In the following regression, X = total assets ($ billions), Y = total revenue ($ billions), and n = 64 large banks. (a) Write the fitted regression eq. . .
Regression Analysis,
Slope,
Regression Equation 
# 545 :: 12/10/08

In the following regression, X = weekly pay, Y = income tax withheld, and n = 35 McDonald’s employees. (a) Write the fitted regression equation. (b) S. . .
Regression Analysis,
Slope 
# 544 :: 12/10/08

(a) How does correlation analysis differ from regression analysis? (b) What does a correlation coefficient reveal? (c) State the quick rule for a sign. . .
Correlation,
correlation coefficient ,
Regression Analysis,
significant correlation 
# 542 :: 12/9/08

A financial analyst wants to compare the turnover rates, I percent, for shares of oilrelated stocks versus other stocks, such as GE and IBM. She sele. . .
2sample ttest,
Unequal Variances 
# 541 :: 12/9/08

A stockbroker at Critical Securities reported that the mean rate of return on a sample of 10 oil stocks was 12.6 percent with a standard deviation of . . .
Ftest,
Homogeneity of Variance,
Unequal Variances,
Levine test 
# 540 :: 12/9/08

A sample of 36 observations is selected from a normal population. The sample mean is 21, and the sample standard deviation is 5. Conduct the following. . .
1sample ttest,
1tailed test,
Null Hypothesis ,
calculating mean,
sample variance,
Standard Deviation 
# 539 :: 12/9/08

The following sample observations were randomly selected
X: 5 3 6 3 4 4 6 8
Y: 13 15 7 12 13 11 9 5
Determine the coefficient of correlati. . .
Correlation,
coefficient of determination 
# 538 :: 12/9/08

When would it be appropriate to use ANOVA and when is it appropriate to use a paired t test? Be specific and give examples.. . .
ANOVA,
Paired ttest 
# 537 :: 12/6/08

Can people really identify their favorite brand of cola? Volunteers tasted CocaCola Classic, Pepsi, Diet Coke, and Diet Pepsi, with the results shown. . .
2proportion test,
ChiSquare 
# 536 :: 12/6/08

High levels of cockpit noise in an aircraft can damage the hearing of pilots who are exposed to this hazard for many hours. A Boeing 727 copilot coll. . .
ChiSquare,
CHIDIST 
# 535 :: 12/6/08

A student team examined parked cars in four different suburban shopping malls. One hundred vehicles were examined in each location. Research question:. . .
ChiSquare,
CHIDIST 
# 534 :: 12/6/08

Sixtyfour students in an introductory college economics class were asked how many credits they had earned in college, and how certain they were about. . .
ChiSquare,
CHIDIST 
# 533 :: 12/6/08

I need help on understanding multiple logistic regression, especially inference, goodnessoffit, and calculating Likelihood Ratio ChiSquare using G^. . . 
# 532 :: 12/5/08

Based on the genotypes of parents, offspring are expected to have genotypes distributed in such a way that 25% have genotypes denoted by AA, 50% have. . .
ChiSquare,
Goodnees of Fit 
# 531 :: 12/4/08

What is higher a z score of .500 or a raw score of 17. . . 
# 530 :: 12/2/08

What score would it have taken to be in the 90th percentile in a test with a mean of 40 and standard deviation of 7. . .
ZScore,
Percent Score 
# 528 :: 11/28/08

In a bumper test, three types of autos were deliberately crashed into a barrier at 5 mph, and the resulting damage (in dollars) was estimated. Five te. . .
ANOVA 
# 527 :: 11/28/08

A sample of 25 concession stand purchases at the October 22 matinee of Bride of Chucky showed a mean purchase of $5.29 with a standard deviation of $3. . .
Homogeneity of Variance,
Ftest,
Levine test 
# 526 :: 11/28/08

To test the hypothesis that students who finish an exam first get better grades, Professor Hardtack kept track of the order in which papers were hande. . .
2sample ttest,
Homogeneity of Variance,
Equal Variances,
Ftest,
Levine test 
# 525 :: 11/28/08

Does lovastatin (a cholesterollowering drug) reduce the risk of heart attack? In a Texas study,
researchers gave lovastatin to 2,325 people and an i. . .
2proportion test,
Normal Approximation to Binomial 
# 524 :: 11/24/08

Discuss how t test can be employed in hypothesis testing by the use of directional vs. nondirectional hypotheses. Discuss types of research where usi. . .
tscore,
ZScore,
directional test,
nondirectional test,
1Sided Test 
# 523 :: 11/24/08

Use the given degree of confidence and sample data to construct a confidence interval for the population mean x. Assume that the population has a norm. . .
Confidence Intervals,
TINV 
# 521 :: 11/24/08

The width of a confidence estimate for a proportion will be:
a. Narrower for a 99% confidence interval than for a 95% confidence interval.
b. Wider . . .
Confidence Level,
Confidence Intervals,
Proportion 
# 520 :: 11/23/08

Your company asks you to compare a new advertising campaign and the old one. Sample data on the accounts as follows:
Old: 40, 28, 35, 38, 31, 42, 26,. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Median,
Mode,
mean,
tstatistic,
Standard Error of the Mean 
# 519 :: 11/23/08

Fill in the P (X=x) values in the table to give legitimate probability distribution for the discrete random variable X, whose possible values are 4, . . .
Random Variable,
Probability,
Compliment Rule 
# 517 :: 11/22/08

An executive drives his vehicle from home to work daily. Driving times are normally distributed with a mean of 35 minutes and standard deviation of 8. . .
ZScore,
Area between,
above .10 
# 516 :: 11/19/08

Given a mean score of 70, standard deviation of 15,percentile of 23.Find the Z score,T score and raw score.
Please explain how to work backward on a . . .
T score,
Percent Score,
ZScore 
# 515 :: 11/19/08

I run various A/B Split tests online. I always set all my tests for 10,000 visitors so page A and B are each equally rotated 5,000 times. My problem. . .
2proportion test,
Normal Approximation to Binomial ,
Power,
A/B Testing 
# 514 :: 11/17/08

I am trying to assess the impact of an event on a population. I ran a survey before the event and then I ran the survey after the event. The collect. . .
Paired ttest,
Within Subjects,
1Sided Test,
OneTailed Test 
# 513 :: 11/17/08

I have a question about SEYhat in timeseries regression for N=1 subject....
I want to know whether the StdError of the fitted score (SEYhat) can. . .
TimeSeries,
Regression Analysis,
autocorrelation 
# 512 :: 11/14/08

When estimating the mean of a population, how large must the sample be in order that the 95% error margin is 1/8 the standard deviation?. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error,
Standard Deviation,
Standard Error of the Mean 
# 511 :: 11/13/08

A machine produces 3 inch nails. A sample of 100 nails is selected, and it is found that 25 are shorter than 3 inches. Find the 95% confidence interv. . .
Proportion,
Confidence Intervals,
OneTailed Area 
# 510 :: 11/13/08

Survey to determine what proportion of new car buyers continue to have their car serviced at the dealership after warranty ends. Estimates 30% of cust. . .
Sample Size,
Confidence Level 
# 509 :: 11/13/08

A researcher expects the population proportion of the Cubs Fans in Chicago to be 80%. Error of less than 5% confident of an estimate to be made from a. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 508 :: 11/13/08

In a national wide survey a researcher expects 30 percent of the population will agree with an value statement. He wishes to have less than 2% error a. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error,
Confidence Level 
# 507 :: 11/12/08

In a survey of 500, 60% responded positively to an value question.
Calculate a confidence level at 95% to get an interval estimate for proportion?. . .
Sample Size,
Confidence Intervals,
Proportion 
# 506 :: 11/12/08

Suppose you are planning a sample of employees to determine the monthly average # of vacation days. Standards set: Confidence level of 99% and an erro. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error,
Confidence Intervals 
# 505 :: 11/11/08

Calculate a 98% confidence interval for the following data 15.7,15.7,15.5,15.2,15.2,15.1,15.3.. . .
Confidence Intervals,
TINV,
Margin of Error,
tstatistic 
# 504 :: 11/9/08

Calculate the 95% confidence interval on the following GPA's from 30 randomly selected students.
0.979
0.891
0.962
0.858
0.909
0.936
0.963
0.9. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Margin of Error,
tstatistic 
# 503 :: 11/7/08

Choose a variable and collect data for at least three different groups (samples). Compare the means of the three groups using the oneway ANOVA techni. . .
ANOVA,
Fstatistic 
# 502 :: 11/7/08

Administrative staff based at a business school in the UK are advised to take a 15 minute break from their personal computer after working on it for 9. . .
Confidence Intervals,
TDIST,
ttest,
ZScore 
# 501 :: 11/7/08

In a survey of adults, 68% thought that DNA test for identifying an individual were very reliable. You randomly select 24 adults and ask each if he or. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial Probability,
Continuity Correction,
Normal Approximation,
Normal Approximation to Binomial 
# 500 :: 11/7/08

In a recent year grade 8 Washington State public school students taking a mathematics assessment test had a mean score of 276.1 with a standard deviat. . .
Percent Score,
Area between,
ZScore 
# 499 :: 11/7/08

A newspaper finds that the mean number of typographical errors per page is five. Find the probability that:
a. Exactly five typographical errors will. . .
Poisson,
Poisson Distribution 
# 498 :: 11/7/08

During the next hour, five customer arrivals are expected. What is the probability that more than five customers will show up (according to the Poisso. . .
Poisson,
Poisson Distribution 
# 497 :: 11/6/08

A random sample of n=64 children of working mothers showed that they were absent from school an average of 5.3 days per term, with a standard deviatio. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Confidence Level 
# 495 :: 11/4/08

The EPA range for a car is 2028mpg, how large of a sample would be required to estimate your mean mpg with an error of +/ 1 mpg with 90% confidence. . .
Sample Size 
# 494 :: 11/4/08

If the average price of a new home is 145,000 what is the minimum and maximum prices of the houses a contractor will need to build to include the midd. . .
ZScore,
Area between 
# 493 :: 11/4/08

On a police sergeants exam, the historical mean scored was 80 with a standard deviation of 20. Four offiers scored 195,175,191, and 189 respectively. . . .
Empirical Rule,
ZScore,
Unusual Event,
Percent Score 
# 492 :: 11/3/08

if an eligible couple on an average has 3.3 children then the birth rate will be?. . . 
# 491 :: 10/30/08

Using continuity Correction. There are many situations in which a normal distribution can be used as a good approximation to a random variable that ha. . .
Continuity Correction 
# 487 :: 10/28/08

Find a confidence interval for the mean assuming that each sample is from a normal population. Mean = 127, s = 27, n = 16. Find the 90% Confidence Int. . .
TINV,
tdistribution,
Confidence Intervals 
# 486 :: 10/28/08

1.A telescope manufacturer wants its telescopes to have standard deviations in resolution to be significantly below 2 when focusing on objects 500 lig. . . 
# 485 :: 10/27/08

Assume that the heights of 5 year old boys are normally distribued with a mean of 100cm and a standard deviation of 60. What is the sampling distribut. . .
TINV,
Confidence Intervals,
Standard Error of the Mean,
Standard Deviation of the Mean 
# 484 :: 10/25/08

With a normal distribution of 50 and standard deviation of population =10, how do I figure out the score at the 40th percentile? How do I figure out t. . .
ZScore,
Area between,
Percent Score 
# 483 :: 10/21/08

I have a research study where we have a "test" and a "control" group. We calculated a market share percentage for both groups, the test group was in . . .
McNemar ChiSquare ,
ChiSquare 
# 482 :: 10/20/08

a telescpoe manufacturur wants its telescopes to have standard deviations in resolution to be significantly below 2 when focusing on objects 500 light. . . 
# 481 :: 10/20/08

a centre university has a student population of 60000. the university is interested in determining what proportion of them is in favour of a new gradi. . . 
# 476 :: 10/13/08

Does normal distribution is something to do with Altman ZScore?. . .
Altman ZScore,
ZScore 
# 475 :: 10/12/08

A telephone manufacturer wants its telescope to have standard deviation in resolution to be significantly below 2 when focusing on object 500 lightye. . .
Standard Deviation,
ChiSquare,
ChiSquare Distribution 
# 474 :: 10/12/08

The central university has a student population of 60000. The university is interested in determining what proportion of them is in favour of a new gr. . . 
# 471 :: 10/9/08

A central university has a student population of 60,000. The university is interested in determining what proportion of them is in favour of a new gra. . .
Margin of Error,
Confidence Intervals,
Sample Size 
# 470 :: 10/9/08

A telescope manufacturer wants its telescopes to have standard deviations in resolution to be significantly below 2 when focusing on objects 500 light. . .
ChiSquare Distribution,
Confidence Intervals,
Standard Deviation,
Variance 
# 469 :: 10/8/08

Mean output of solar cells of three types are measured six times under random light intensity over a period of 5 minutes, yielding the results shown. . . . 
# 467 :: 10/7/08

The Webbased company Oh Baby! Gifts has a goal of processing 95 percent of its orders on the same day they are received. If 485 out of the next 500 o. . .
1Proportion Test,
Normal Approximation 
# 466 :: 10/7/08

Biting an unpopped kernel of popcorn hurts! As an experiment, a selfconfessed connoisseur of cheap popcorn counted 773 kernels and put them in a popp. . . 
# 465 :: 10/7/08

A sample of 20 pages was taken without replacement from the 1,591page phone directory Ameritech Pages Plus Yellow Pages On each page, the mean area d. . . 
# 464 :: 10/7/08

How do you know when to use a tscore instead of a zscore and vice versa?. . .
ZScore,
tscore 
# 463 :: 10/6/08

Find the probability of correctly answering the first 2 questions on a multiple choice test if random guesses are made and each question has 3 possibl. . .
Multiplication Rule 
# 462 :: 10/6/08

Olympic Track related question: You know the last 5 race times at the same distance for 8 runners competing in a race. As such, you can calculate the. . .
ZScore 
# 461 :: 10/6/08

My question is on Measurement system analysis (MSA).
My metric is lead time.
I calculated it from the system (computer database) which stores all th. . .
Gage R&R 
# 460 :: 10/5/08

20% kids danced. If 10 were selected at random, find probability that exactly four danced.. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial pmf 
# 459 :: 10/5/08

How do you calculate a participant score if she was at the 67th percentile? I only have the standard deviation of the population and the mean. s = 27 . . .
Percent Score,
Percentile,
ZScore 
# 458 :: 10/5/08

In 1992, the FAA conducted 86,991 preemployment drug tests on job applicants who were to be engaged in safety and securityrelated jobs, and found th. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Normality Assumption 
# 457 :: 10/4/08

What is a simple but legitimate power analysis formula? I am trying to do qualitative research on African American HS boys in the Midwest. I am using . . . 
# 456 :: 10/4/08

I am trying to find out if a difference between two response sets is significant. I asked 98 boys what modalities they thought were attractive to girl. . .
2proportion test 
# 455 :: 10/4/08

Assume scores are normally distributed with a mean of 10 and std dev of 2. Find the first quartile Q1, which is the score separating the bottom 25% fr. . .
Quartile 
# 454 :: 10/4/08

what concerns arise from using formulae to calculate standard scores. . . 
# 453 :: 10/4/08

A central university has a student population of 60,000. The university is interested in determining what proportion of them is in favour of a new gra. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 452 :: 10/3/08

why does a z score always have a mean of 0 and a standard deviation of 1?. . .
Standard Normal Curve 
# 451 :: 10/3/08

A sample of the math test scores of 35 fourthgraders has a mean of 82 with a standard deviation of 15.
Find the 95% confidence interval of the mean. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Confidence Level 
# 450 :: 10/3/08

A researcher is interested in estimating the average salary of fire fighters in a large city. He wants to be 95% confident that his estimate is correc. . .
Margin of Error,
Sample Size 
# 447 :: 10/2/08

If he correlaion between X and Y is equal to 1.0, what do we know about the prediction of Y by X? (a)It's negative (b) It's postive (c)It's perfect (. . . 
# 446 :: 10/2/08

When using two predictor variables, these variables should be (a)Correlated (b)Related (c)Independent (d) Dependent. . . 
# 445 :: 10/2/08

What must be used to examine an outcome that is predicted from two independent variables? (a)Multivariate regression (b)Multiple regression (c)Simple . . . 
# 444 :: 10/2/08

What mut be done to categorical variables in order to use them in a regression analysis? (a)Nothing (b)Dummy coding (c)Problem coding (d)Categorical c. . . 
# 443 :: 10/2/08

A postive trend line is associated with what type of slope? (a)Negative slope (b)Direct slope (c)Postive slope (d)Nondirectional slope. . . 
# 442 :: 10/2/08

Using the regression Formula with slope=.704 and intercept=.719, what would the predicted college GPA be for a student whose current high school GPA=3. . . 
# 441 :: 10/2/08

Which of the following Excel Function calulated the point at the regression line crosses the yaxis (a)SLOPE (b)CORREL (c)INTERCEPT (d)PEASON. . . 
# 440 :: 10/2/08

How would you represent score of Y based on a known value of X? (a)Y (b)yintercept (c)Y'(d)Y=Xa. . . 
# 439 :: 10/2/08

I have a jar containing 100,000 marbles. There are 6 colors of marbles in the jar and they are present at frequencies of 2%, 2%, 4%, 10%, 57%, 25%. . . . 
# 438 :: 10/2/08

How do i compute for the standard score (zscore)of the following data? How will the graph look like?
53
53
50
45
45
43
42
42
41
40
39
39
. . . 
# 437 :: 10/1/08

how can i interpret standard or z scores?. . . 
# 436 :: 10/1/08

when is ecological correlation appropriate?
When is it not useful?. . .
Ecological correlation 
# 435 :: 10/1/08

Parametric and Nonparametric Data Identification Assignment
Label each of the following situations “P” if it is an example of parametric data or “NP”. . .
NonParametric,
Parametric 
# 433 :: 10/1/08

My data set is nonnormal (cycle time). Can I convert the data into "Good and Bad" based on a specification and then find a Z value to estimate my sig. . .
Cycle Time,
NonNormal Data,
Log Transformation 
# 432 :: 9/30/08

Assume that the population of heights of male college students is approximately normally distributed with mean m of 68 inches and standard deviation s. . .
TDIST,
tscore 
# 430 :: 9/29/08

Individual scores of a placement examination are normally distributed with a mean of 84.2 and a standard deviation of 12.8.
If the score of an indi. . . 
# 429 :: 9/29/08

A coin was flipped 60 times and came up heads 38 times. (a) At the .10 level of significance, is the coin biased toward heads? Show your decision rule. . .
Normal Approximation to Binomial ,
1Proportion Test 
# 428 :: 9/29/08

Each student in an experiment was told to look at 100 cars and count the number of people wearing the seat belts. The mean score for the class was fou. . .
ZScore 
# 427 :: 9/29/08

Set up a model to test whether there are differences in mean ... DATA SET E Ages and Weights of 31 Randomly Chosen U.S. Nickels (n = 31 nickels) Nicke. . . 
# 426 :: 9/29/08

can individual scores of a 542 student be converted into percentage and fed into spss for anova and tukey test. . .
Percent Score,
ANOVA 
# 425 :: 9/29/08

A real estate agent has 2 tours. The first tour through N1and has 10 homes for sale, whereas the second tour through N2and has 5 homes for sale. The r. . . 
# 424 :: 9/29/08

A recent article in a computer magazine suggested that the mean time to fully learn a new software program is 40 hours. A sample of 100 firsttime use. . .
1sample ttest,
Alternative Hypothesis ,
Null Hypothesis ,
test statistic,
pvalue 
# 423 :: 9/28/08

the lengths of human pregnancies are normally distributed with a mean of 268 days and a standard deviation of 15 days. What is the probability that a . . .
ZScore 
# 422 :: 9/28/08

A newspaper finds that the mean number of typographical errors per page is five. Find the probability that:
1. Exactly five typographical errors wi. . . 
# 421 :: 9/28/08

A surgical technique is performed on eight patients. You are told that there is an 80% chance of success.
Construct a binomial distribution.
Find. . . 
# 420 :: 9/28/08

In one region, the September energy consumption levels for singlefamily homes are found to be normally distributed with a mean of 1050 kWh and a stan. . .
ZScore 
# 419 :: 9/28/08

Suppose two events are independent. One event has probability of 0.25, while the other has probability of 0.59.. . .
Multiplication Rule 
# 418 :: 9/27/08

Dear Stats Person,
Here is my question. If a person were to guess a number from 110, the chance of guessing a 4 would be 0.1. If 5 people were a. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial Probability,
Binomial pmf 
# 417 :: 9/27/08

Could you detail the value of using standard scores (Z scores) to compare relative performance of individual test scores.. . .
ZScore 
# 416 :: 9/27/08

Twenty students randomly assigned to an experimental group receive an instructional program; 30 in a second group do not. After 6 months, both groups . . .
2sample ttest,
Hypothesis Test 
# 415 :: 9/27/08

how do i find the lower 25% and upper 75% and the interquartile range. . .
Interquartile Range 
# 414 :: 9/27/08

If you have 100 respondents identifying their gender, what would be the expected frequency for each category? a)25 b)50 c)75)d)100. . . 
# 413 :: 9/27/08

In order to meet the sample assumption associated with parametrics statistics, how many subjects do you need? a)20 b)30 c)50 d)100. . . 
# 412 :: 9/27/08

If you have 30 espondents identifying their political preference(i.e.,Democrat, Republican, Independent),what would be the expected frequency for each. . . 
# 411 :: 9/24/08

Do you have any hints how I can figure out critical values at the significance level? Can you figure this out in excel or megastat? Is there a equat. . .
NORMSINV,
TINV 
# 410 :: 9/24/08

You take a random sample of pizzas sold during a one hour period over the next week. Group 1 and Group 2 The results are shown in the table to the a. . .
2sample ttest 
# 409 :: 9/24/08

What is the height of a man with the z score of 1.7?. . .
ZScore 
# 408 :: 9/23/08

Use Excel, or MINITAB to fit the regression model, including residuals and standardized residuals:
DATA SET E Ages and Weights of 31 Randomly Chose. . .
Minitab,
Regression Analysis,
Residuals 
# 405 :: 9/22/08

Marge and Joe have five daughters. They decide to have another baby because they are sure the next one will be a boy (after all, what are the odds of . . .
BINOMDIST,
Multiplication Rule,
Gambler's Fallacy,
Probability Mass Function 
# 404 :: 9/22/08

How do you calculate a standard deviation when your data is so large you can not enter it into the calculator. (I have 50 pcs of data). . . 
# 403 :: 9/22/08

Based on information obtained from a sample of 54, a 98% confidence interval for the average profit level of regional banks is given by 67.4 million t. . .
Standard Deviation,
Margin of Error,
Critical Value,
Confidence Intervals,
Confidence Level 
# 402 :: 9/21/08

How can I compute a onesided 97.5% confidence interval using SPSS for this ?
IN a cohort of 121 eyes treated with drug A, 3 eyes experience a drug . . .
SPSS,
Confidence Intervals,
1sided Interval 
# 401 :: 9/20/08

A woman wrote to DearAbby and claimed that she gave birth 308 days after a visit from her husband, who is in the Navy. Lengths of pregnancies have a . . .
ZScore,
Unusual Event 
# 400 :: 9/20/08

What is the standard general score conversion formula? Is this the same as a zscore formula? Which leads me to ask How do you convert from one standa. . .
Standard Score 
# 399 :: 9/20/08

When you calculate CIs for time on task, I notice that you use the critical value from the tdistribution (TINV(0.05, degrees_of_freedom)). But when y. . .
exact interval,
Binomial Probability,
TINV,
Adjusted Wald,
Wald Interval,
Normal Approximation,
Small Sample 
# 398 :: 9/19/08

What is the formula for the exclusive range?
What is the formula for the inclusive range?. . . 
# 397 :: 9/19/08

mean score 100,standard deviation 20, z score5 , what is the raw score?. . .
ZScore,
Raw Score from Zscore 
# 396 :: 9/19/08

what is the bottom of 20% of SAT. . . 
# 395 :: 9/19/08

What is the Variance, Standard Deviation and Range of the following set of scores? 20,24,26,22,18,16,18 and then 10,15,12,18,19,16,12. . . 
# 391 :: 9/18/08

An engineer in an automotive factory wishes to know what the tire pressure is on all cars leaving the factory. She measures the tire pressure on a sa. . .
Standard Error of the Mean,
tstatistic,
Confidence Intervals,
Critical Value 
# 390 :: 9/18/08

How do you find the normal distribution when the mean is 50 witha standard deviation between scores of 32 and 47?. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 389 :: 9/18/08

How do you dertermine a zscore for continuous data?. . .
ZScore 
# 388 :: 9/17/08

In Dallas, some fire trucks were painted yellow (instead of red) to heighten their visibility. During a test period, the fleet of red fire trucks made. . .
2proportion test,
Binomial Probability,
Normal Approximation 
# 386 :: 9/17/08

I am calculating the effectiveness of an educational intervention using a pretestposttest design. I plan to run an ANCOVA on the scores with the pret. . .
Covariate,
ANCOVA,
ANOVA 
# 385 :: 9/16/08

Given that the traveling distance for a population of college students is normally distributed with the mean of 10 kilometers and standard deviation e. . .
ZScore 
# 384 :: 9/16/08

Test at the 5% level of significance whether the true mean time it takes for luggage to reach the travelers is less than 17 minutes. Determine the nul. . . 
# 383 :: 9/15/08

Briefly describe the concept of a confidence interval and provide an example.. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 381 :: 9/13/08

If I know the Tscore for those who made an A on a test is 60, the zscore for those that made a B is .5, the number of students total is 200, how can. . .
ZScore 
# 380 :: 9/11/08

What is the relationship between the sign of the correlation coefficient and the sign of the slope of the regression line?. . .
Correlation,
Regression Line 
# 379 :: 9/11/08

1 a. with a mean of 300 and a standard deviation of 80, how high a score do you need to be in the top 30%?
1 b. What is the interquartile range for. . .
Interquartile Range,
ZScore 
# 378 :: 9/10/08

We have administered an anxiety test to all members of the class. The mean anxiety score is 71 and the standard deviation is 9. (higher score=higher a. . .
ZScore 
# 377 :: 9/10/08

A sample of households that subscribe to the United Bell Phone Company revealed the following numbers of calls received by each household last week. D. . .
mean,
Median,
Standard Deviation 
# 376 :: 9/10/08

What statistical tests can I perform to compare two groups asked the same question, when the question has a yes/no answer and the sample groups are di. . .
2proportion test 
# 375 :: 9/9/08

why are histograms more appropate than bar graphs. . . 
# 374 :: 9/9/08

A sample of size n = 14 is selected from a normal population to construct a 95% confidence interval estimate for a population mean. The interval was c. . . 
# 372 :: 9/8/08

Can you please direct me to a site that would have an illustration of the normal curve that also includes cumulative percentiles, Zscore equivalents,. . .
SAT Scores,
Normal Curve 
# 371 :: 9/8/08

Can you give me a formula to calculate sample size?. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 370 :: 9/6/08

The accounting department at Weston reports that it takes two construction workers a mean of 32 hours and a standard deviation of 2 hours... Determin. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 369 :: 9/5/08

A random sample of 10 miniature Tootsie Rolls was taken from a bag. Each piece was weighed on very accurate scale. The results in grams were 3.087 3.. . .
Margin of Error,
Sample Size,
Confidence Intervals 
# 368 :: 9/5/08

in a random sample of 200 person of a town 120 are found to the tea drinker.In a random sample of 500 person of another town 240 are found to be tea d. . .
Normal Approximation,
2proportion test,
Binomial Probability 
# 367 :: 9/5/08

find the area under standard normal curve which lies (a) to the right of Z=1.76,(b)to the left of Z=.94,(c)to the right of Z=.65,(d)b/w Z=.34 & Z=.62. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 366 :: 9/4/08

If I have 3 tables in the classroom with 16 girls and 8 boys in the class, what are the chances of 8 girls sitting at one table when seats are assigne. . . 
# 364 :: 9/4/08

A sample of 20 pages was taken without replacement from the 1,591page phone directory Ameritech Pages Plus Yellow Pages. On each page, the mean area . . .
Margin of Error,
Confidence Intervals,
Sample Size 
# 362 :: 9/1/08

Popcorn kernels take between 100 and 200 seconds to pop. What sample size (number of kernels) would be needed to estimate the true mean seconds to pop. . .
Small Sample,
Sample Size,
Margin of Error,
Confidence Intervals 
# 361 :: 8/30/08

If I have a formula that predicts the winners of football games and it picked 600 out of 20000 games with 70% of the 600 being winners how can I estim. . . 
# 360 :: 8/27/08

What does a negative zscore represent? eg. 0.381. . . 
# 359 :: 8/27/08

You have a normal distribution and your subject has a z score = 0. What percentage of the group will be below your subject?. . . 
# 358 :: 8/25/08

In the same set of data,can two or more elements have the same z score.. . .
ZScore 
# 357 :: 8/25/08

Biting an unpopped kernel of popcorn hurts! As an experiment, a selfconfessed connoisseur of cheap popcorn carefully counted 773 kernels and put them. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Normal Approximation to Binomial ,
Proportion 
# 356 :: 8/24/08

The mean weight of 500 students is 151 lbs and the standard deviation is 15 lbs. Assuming the weights are normally distributed, find out how many stu. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 355 :: 8/20/08

If Range = (6 * Standard Deviation), can it be concluded that Data is normal. . .
Nomal Distribution,
Probability Plot 
# 354 :: 8/20/08

A random sample of 10 miniature Tootsie Rolls was taken from a bag. Each piece was weighed on
a very accurate scale. The results in grams were
3.0. . .
tstatistic 
# 353 :: 8/19/08

A surgical technique is performed on eight patients. You are told that there is an 80% chance of success.
a) Construct a binomial distribution.
. . .
BINOMDIST,
Binomial Probability 
# 351 :: 8/17/08

As an experiment, a selfconfessed connoisseur of cheap popcorn carefully counted 773 kernels and put them in a popper. After popping, the unpopped ke. . .
Confidence Intervals 
# 350 :: 8/16/08

A robot, when working properly, produces 5% or less defective items. whenever the robot produces more than 5% defective items, i needs repair. A rando. . .
Continuity Correction,
Normal Approximation,
binomial,
1Sample Proportion Test 
# 349 :: 8/15/08

A bank has determined that the monthly balances of savings accounts of its customers are normaly distributed with an average balance of $1200 and stan. . .
ZScore 
# 348 :: 8/15/08

A random variable X is normal distributed with a mean of 250 and standard deviation of 50. Given that X = 175, what is its corresponding zscore?
Rou. . .
ZScore 
# 347 :: 8/14/08

Why is population shape of concern when estimating a mean? What does sample size have to do with it?. . . 
# 346 :: 8/14/08

Why is population shape of concern when estimating a mean?. . . 
# 345 :: 8/14/08

What are the 5 steps involved in hypothesis testing using the traditional/classical method; Can you use a simple real world example to explain it to m. . .
Null Hypothesis ,
Alternative Hypothesis ,
Hypothesis Test,
Steps in Hypothesis Test 
# 344 :: 8/14/08

Explain the difference between testing a single mean and testing the difference between two means. What two assumptions must be met when one is using . . .
Standard Deviation,
ztest,
Normally Distributed,
Homogeneity of Variance 
# 343 :: 8/13/08

The following data show samples of three chain stores in three different locations in one town and the amount of dollars spent per customer per visit.. . .
ANOVA 
# 342 :: 8/13/08

In a oneway ANOVA, there are three treatments with n1 = 5, n2 = 6 and n3 = 5. The rejection region for this test at the 5% level of significance is__. . .
ANOVA,
Fstatistic 
# 340 :: 8/12/08

Hi Jeff,
You have lots of great info on your site; thanks! However, I'm trying to reconcile some different items and they seem to disagree. Can you. . . 
# 339 :: 8/12/08

My question is really about sample size. Say you work at a facility and want to perform an assessment of your safety culture – this would involve mul. . .
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 338 :: 8/11/08

Is the chisquare distribution is a skewed distribution whose mean value is n for degrees of freedom larger than two?. . .
ChiSquare 
# 337 :: 8/11/08

is the chisquare distribution used for inferences about the population mean when the standard deviation is unknown?. . .
ChiSquare 
# 336 :: 8/11/08

Why is population shape of concern when estimating a mean? What does sample size have to do with it?. . .
Central Limit Theorem 
# 335 :: 8/10/08

The random variable x has the following probability distribution.
x 1 2 3 4 5
P(x) 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Find the mea. . .
Expected Value,
Random Variable,
Standard Deviation 
# 334 :: 8/10/08

find the z value so that 20% of the standard normal curve lies to the right of Z. . .
ZScore 
# 333 :: 8/10/08

A woman sells an average of 300 books per month, with a standard deviation of 50. Over the next ten years, how many months will she sell more than 375. . .
ZScore 
# 332 :: 8/10/08

If our decision in a hypothesis test is to fail to reject the null hypothesis, then do we know that the null hypothesis must be true?. . .
Null Hypothesis 
# 331 :: 8/10/08

When we reject the null hypothesis, we are certain that the null hypothesis is false ?. . .
Null Hypothesis 
# 330 :: 8/9/08

If you had a sample size of 50 and did not know the standard deviation of the population, would you use a t or a z statistics in your analysis? Why?. . .
ttest,
ztest 
# 329 :: 8/8/08

A husband and wife make their decisions independently of each other, and then they compare their decisions. If they agree, the decision is made; if th. . .
Multiplication Rule 
# 327 :: 8/8/08

Want a sample size of about 60 (30 controls and 30 cases). At 5% significance and 80% power.How do i determine the standard deviation and mean differe. . .
Power,
Standard Deviation,
Mean Difference 
# 326 :: 8/7/08

What statistic would be applied if the independant variable is nominal and one dependant variable is nominal and one dependant variable is scale? Is t. . .
ttest 
# 325 :: 8/7/08

A doctor knows from experience that 20% of the patients to whom he gives a high blood pressure drug will have undesirable side effects. Assume the doc. . .
BINOMDIST,
Excel,
Binomial Probability 
# 322 :: 8/7/08

What effect does an increase in the level of confidence have on the width of the confidence interval?. . .
Confidence Level 
# 321 :: 8/7/08

A normal distributed population has a mean of 250 pounds and a standard deviation of 10 pounds. Given n = 20, what is the probability that this sample. . .
Area between 
# 320 :: 8/6/08

Individual scores of a placement examination are normally distributed with a mean of 84.2 and a standard deviation of 12.8.
If the score of an indi. . .
tscore,
TDIST 
# 319 :: 8/6/08

A machine cuts circular filters from large rolls of material. If 7.3% of the filters fail to meet specifications, use the normal approximation to the . . .
binomial,
Binomial Probability,
Normal Approximation,
Continuity Correction 
# 318 :: 8/6/08

A traffic study at one point on an interstate highway shows that vehicle speeds are normally distributed with a mean of 61.3 mph and a standard deviat. . .
Area between,
ZScore 
# 317 :: 8/5/08

Can the bell curve probability value be over the value of 1?. . .
Normal Curve,
Bell Curve 
# 316 :: 8/5/08

Hello, I work in Aerospace Engineering. Aerospace components are often subjected to cyclic loads and can fail in "fatigue". The designers design the p. . .
Sigma Level 
# 315 :: 8/5/08

An engineer in an automotive factory wishes to know what the tire pressure is on all cars leaving the factory. She measures the tire pressure on a sa. . .
Standard Error of the Mean,
Standard Deviation,
Confidence Intervals,
Critical Value,
tstatistic 
# 314 :: 8/5/08

I am doing A/B testing on an ecommerce web site. I have been working on rule of thumb of 500 vistors through each page or 50 conversions on one of the. . .
2proportion test,
A/B Testing 
# 313 :: 8/5/08

3 methods, A, B, and C are available for teaching a certain industrial skill. Only one of these methods is used in teaching a particular worker. The f. . .
Bayes Theorem ,
Conditional Probability,
Addition Rule 
# 311 :: 8/4/08

A random sample of 100 pumpkins is obtained and the mean circumference is found to be 40.5 cm. Assuming that the population standard deviation is know. . .
pvalue,
Null Hypothesis ,
Alternative Hypothesis ,
ZStatistic,
tstatistic 
# 310 :: 8/4/08

Various temperature measurements are recorded at different times for a particular day. the mean of 20 degrees C is obtained for 40 temperatures on 40 . . . 
# 309 :: 8/4/08

A cereal company claims that the mean weight of the cereal in its packets is 14 ounces. The weights in ounces of the cereal in a random sample of 8 of. . .
1sample ttest,
TDIST,
tscore,
tstatistic 
# 305 :: 8/2/08

How do I determine what test statistic to use if given a sample of test scores for a present year and a previous year using a .05 significance level t. . .
Continuous Data,
Discrete Data,
Null Hypothesis 
# 304 :: 8/1/08

Is a number whose z score is equal to zero equal to the mean?. . . 
# 303 :: 8/1/08

This question was put to me the other day; Whats the Zscore of 100? my reply no enough info without the standard deviation or the mean I cannot calcu. . . 
# 301 :: 7/31/08

What is the advantage of a tscore over a zscore?. . .
tstatistic,
tscore 
# 299 :: 7/30/08

random variable x is normally distributed with mean of 250 and standard deviation of 50 find zscore for x=175. . .
ZScore 
# 298 :: 7/29/08

a sample of 50 men with a mean of 35 and sd of 3.2 and alpha of .05, what is the z score, the critical value, the test value. . . 
# 297 :: 7/28/08

What is the formula for finding the tstatistic. . .
NewtonRaphson,
tstatistic 
# 296 :: 7/28/08

What is the Z value that corresponds to a probability of .05?. . . 
# 295 :: 7/28/08

How can I calculate a Z score with only the mean and the standard deviation?. . .
ZScore 
# 294 :: 7/28/08

A test is normally distributed with a mean of 40 and a standard deviation of 7. (a) What score would be needed to be in the 85th percentile?. . .
ZScore,
Percentile,
Percentile Rank 
# 293 :: 7/28/08

How can you use a Z score to interpret data in a school. . .
ZScore 
# 291 :: 7/26/08

According to the standard normal curve, _____% of values should fall;
within +/ – 1 standard deviation(s) from the mean;
+/ 3 standard deviation. . .
Standard Normal Curve,
above .10 
# 289 :: 7/25/08

A standard I.Q. test produces normally distributed results with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15. If an average I.Q. is defined to be any . . .
ZScore,
IQ Score 
# 288 :: 7/24/08

Twentyseven users completed a task, and each user did so with a combination of two variables, S and V, which can each have a value of "yes" or "no". . . .
NewtonRaphson,
Logistic Regression,
Maximum Likelihood 
# 287 :: 7/23/08

in a study of 11000 car crashes it was found that 5720 of them occurred within 5 miles of home. use a 0.01 significance level to test tha claim that m. . .
Binomial Probability,
binomial,
BINOMDIST 
# 285 :: 7/20/08

A company is filling bags of rock salt to a level of 50 pounds. It believes that all bags are filled correctly, but would like to use a hypothesis tes. . . 
# 283 :: 7/19/08

The lengths of pregnancies are normally distributed with a mean of 264 days and a standard deviation of 25 days. If 100 women are randomly selected, f. . .
ZScore,
Area between 
# 282 :: 7/16/08

In normal distribution with mean 55 and atandard deviation 10,the area to the right of 55 is
a) 0.6
b) 0.8
c) 0.9
d) 0.75. . . 
# 281 :: 7/16/08

in a normal distribution curve with mean as 55 and standard deviation as 10 what will be the area on the right side of the curve and how?. . . 
# 280 :: 7/16/08

In normal distribution with mean 55 and atandard deviation 10,the area to the right of 55 is
a) 0.6
b) 0.8
c) 0.9
d) 0.75. . . 
# 278 :: 7/15/08

out of a random sample 167 students pass an exam out of the 300. how do you calculate an exact 99% confidence interval for the proportion of sudents w. . .
exact interval,
Confidence Intervals 
# 277 :: 7/14/08

If an A is given to a student who scores 90% or above, what would the minimum zscore be for a 300 multiple choice question test with a mean of 195 an. . .
ZScore 
# 276 :: 7/11/08

Why is population shape of concern when estimating a mean? What does sample size have to do with it?. . .
Normally Distributed 
# 275 :: 7/11/08

The lowest 25% of the normal distribution falls below what zscore and tscore. . .
T score,
ZScore 
# 273 :: 7/10/08

Discuss the characteristics of probability within the context of rolling a die.. . . 
# 272 :: 7/10/08

What is zscore? what information is provided by a zscore?. . . 
# 271 :: 7/9/08

Which type of data set can the mean not be calculated?. . .
skew,
mean,
Geometric Mean,
Median 
# 269 :: 7/9/08

A classical experiment in extrasensory perception (ESP) consists of asking a subject to tell, without looking, the suit of each card in a deck of Zene. . .
ZScore,
Binomial Probability,
Normal Approximation,
binomial,
BINOMDIST 
# 268 :: 7/9/08

How would you demonstrate the Central Limit Theorem to classmates. . . 
# 267 :: 7/8/08

how can i compute for the standard scores when i don't know what the SD is?. . . 
# 266 :: 7/8/08

what is the difference between percentage and percentile?specially in cat like exams.. . .
Percentile 
# 265 :: 7/6/08

An auditor reviewed 25 oral surgery insurance claims from a particular surgical office, determining that the mean outofpocket patient billing above . . .
1sample ttest 
# 263 :: 7/6/08

Determine the critical value Za/2 that corresponds to 94% level of confidence
Compute the 90% confidence interval about m if the sample size, n, is. . .
Critical Value,
Confidence Intervals,
Margin of Error 
# 262 :: 7/3/08

with a mean of 150 and a standard deviation of 15 what is the probability of a student having a weight of less than 178 lbs.. . .
ZScore 
# 261 :: 7/1/08

If your hypothesis is not correct, can the data collected still be used within a subsequent analysis.. . .
Hypothesis Test,
pvalue 
# 260 :: 7/1/08

Suppose that the scores of architects on a particular creativity test are normally distributed. What percentage of architects have Z scores (a) above . . .
ZScore 
# 259 :: 7/1/08

What is the formula used to get percentile from zscore? I have zscores but am using excel and want to be able to type in a formula to figure percen. . .
NORMSDIST 
# 257 :: 6/30/08

A company is filling bags of rock salt to a level of 50 pounds. It believes that all bags are filled correctly, but would like to use a hypothesis tes. . .
Null Hypothesis ,
Alternative Hypothesis 
# 256 :: 6/30/08

19. A doctor reports that he/she has been experiencing a 15% rate of noshows on appointments. Among 150 appointments, find the probability that ther. . . 
# 254 :: 6/28/08

Body Temparatures. Human body Temp have a mean of 98.20F and standard deviation of 0.62F. Convert the given temparatures to z scores.
A. 97.5F
B. 9. . . 
# 253 :: 6/26/08

What are the 2 advantages of using Z power?
If the z score is less than 0, what can be said of the corresponding raw score?
If the z score is great. . .
ZScore 
# 252 :: 6/26/08

Examine the data below showing the weights (in pounds) of randomly selected checked bags for an airline's flights on the same day. (a) At α = .05. . . 
# 251 :: 6/25/08

How can I calculate the zscore for 2 test data that come from 2 tester, eg: 378 and 362?. . . 
# 250 :: 6/24/08

1)For n = 49, find the 90% confidence interval for x bar = 85 and ó = 2. Do not round!
2)A purchasing agent for a national chain of seafood restaur. . . 
# 249 :: 6/24/08

A nationally standardized test is scaled so that the normally distributed scores have a mean of 80 and a standard deviation of 10 in the population. I. . .
ZScore 
# 248 :: 6/24/08

the class ends the year with a mean of 68 and a stadard deviation of 9, the prof decides to bell curve the marks so that the top 10% gets an A (80%). . . . 
# 247 :: 6/24/08

Jeff:
Can you possibly share the actual formula you are using in this application to produce the Adjusted Wald calculations?
Thanks. . .
Adjusted Wald,
ZScore,
Confidence Intervals 
# 245 :: 6/22/08

Use the traditional method to test the given hypothesis. Assume that the samples are independent and that they have been randomly selected
A resea. . . 
# 244 :: 6/22/08

Mean output of solar cells of three types are measured six times under random light intensity over a period of 5 minutes, yielding the results shown. . . . 
# 243 :: 6/22/08

Examine the data below showing the weights (in pounds) of randomly selected checked bags for an airline's flights on the same day. (a) At α = .05. . . 
# 242 :: 6/19/08

When would you use regression correlation at your place of employment, in your education, or in politics. . . 
# 241 :: 6/19/08

a university's administrator proposes to do an analysis of the proportion of graduates who have not fuond employment in their major field one year aft. . . 
# 240 :: 6/17/08

Estimate probability P(6) for a binomial experiment within = 18, p = 0.30 by using the normal distribution. . . 
# 239 :: 6/16/08

I have a data set where n=20. My problem is to find the score at exactly the 75th percentile assuming normality. I know the formula for zscore, the. . .
ZScore 
# 238 :: 6/15/08

A random sample of rivets from 2 suppliers were compared to see what the mean diameter was from each and a test to determine whether the population me. . . 
# 237 :: 6/14/08

A sample of 100 onedollar bills from the Subway cash register revealed that 16 had something written on them besides the normal printing (e.g., “Bob . . . 
# 234 :: 6/13/08

The third quartile of the age at marriage for females in US last year was 29.5 years. What percentage of women who married in the US last year were ol. . .
Quartile 
# 233 :: 6/13/08

Between what two values of Z will 88% of the middle data values fall between?. . .
ZScore 
# 232 :: 6/12/08

If a distribution of test scores is normal with a mean of 78 and a standard deviation of 11, what percent of the area lies below 60. . .
ZScore 
# 231 :: 6/12/08

A person gets 14/20 on a test in which each question has 5 answer choices. What is his 95% CI for his score?. . . 
# 230 :: 6/11/08

a score that is 8 points above the mean corresponds to a zscore=0.05 What is the population standard deviation?. . .
Standard Deviation,
ZScore 
# 229 :: 6/11/08

Hi, what is the formula for converting zscores to percentiles? I want to build a tool in Excel so i can get percentiles from test scores on normally . . .
NORMSDIST 
# 227 :: 6/10/08

how actually p value represents a distribution pattern whether it is normal or not? u explain the andersondarling test regarding the normal graph. . . 
# 225 :: 6/9/08

How do we calculate the upper and lower limits of one sided and two sided 95% confidence level of difference in proportion when comparing two groups i. . . 
# 224 :: 6/8/08

I have some datas of arsenic concentration blockwise. can it be possible to compare the datas graphically, for blockwise distribution of the arsenic. . .
Interaction Plot 
# 222 :: 6/7/08

Fitness club surveys randomly selected members and found that the average weight of those questioned is 157 lb. Is this a parameter or a statistic?. . .
Parameter,
statistic 
# 219 :: 6/6/08

A z score of 1.04 shows a percentage value of?. . .
ZScore 
# 218 :: 6/5/08

what are the key terms in a verbal hypothesis that signify whether you are conducting a onetailed or twotest? Give an example and explain your answe. . .
Hypothesis Test,
OneTailed Area 
# 217 :: 6/5/08

Volunteers at a teenage distress center have been assigned based on their skills and expertise. It's assumed that 40% are drug related, 25% sex relate. . . 
# 215 :: 6/3/08

Annual starting salaries for college graduates with degrees in business administration are generally expected to be between $30,000 and $45,000. Assum. . .
Standard Normal Curve,
Confidence Intervals,
Standard Deviation,
Normally Distributed 
# 214 :: 6/2/08

I am charged with sampling expense report submissions for accuracy. We get 8000 T&E claims, and want to sample a subset making inferences about the p. . .
1sample ttest,
Confidence Intervals,
Sample Size 
# 213 :: 6/1/08

Let X be a random variable with the following probability distribution. Find the expectation and variance E(X) Var (X)of X.
Value
x of X P(X=x). . . 
# 212 :: 6/1/08

How would I figure out a 90% and 95% confidence interval for the below informaion? What would be the formula? Can I figure this out in Excel or Mega. . .
tdistribution,
Confidence Intervals,
TINV,
Margin of Error 
# 211 :: 5/29/08

State the main points of the Central Limit Theorem for a mean. B. Why is population shape of concern when estimating a mean? What does sample size hav. . .
Central Limit Theorem,
Sample Size 
# 210 :: 5/29/08

My local coffee house sells Colombian coffee beans to supermarkets in bags labelled 100g each.
The tolerance of the automatic filling machine, lead. . .
ZScore 
# 209 :: 5/29/08

In 1992, the FAA conducted 86,991 preemployment drug tests on job applicants who were to be engaged in safety and security relatd jobs and found that. . .
Central Limit Theorem,
binomial,
Normal Approximation,
Confidence Intervals 
# 208 :: 5/27/08

I am comparing 2 proportions of patients (before and after the introduction of a new qualityofcare project). The project is expected to reduce the p. . .
1Sided Test,
Hypothesis Test 
# 207 :: 5/24/08

Suppose that the scores of architects on a particular creativity test are normally distributed.What percentage of architects have Z scores. (a) abov. . .
ZScore 
# 206 :: 5/24/08

The variable Z has a standard Normal distribution.
a) Find the number z that has cumulative proportion 0.85.
b) Find the number z such that the eve. . .
ZScore 
# 205 :: 5/22/08

Find the number z that has cumulative proportion 0.8. . .
ZScore 
# 204 :: 5/22/08

What does a z value mean?. . .
ZScore,
Zvalue,
Standard Score 
# 203 :: 5/22/08

How to determine the sample size for comparing mulltiple parameters like Height , weight, Blood pressure , Blood parameters like blood glucose, total. . .
Sample Size,
Power,
ANOVA,
ttest 
# 202 :: 5/21/08

Site preparation for new housing developments for tracts of 40 houses is normally distributed with a mean of 250 workdays and a standard deviation of . . .
ZScore 
# 201 :: 5/20/08

Hi
I am running a study comparing 3 different products on five different experimental visits. The same subjects are used for each visit and the same. . .
Counterbalance 
# 200 :: 5/19/08

I've calculated the confidence intervals about a regression line. My data is log transformed and has high Rsquare value for what is called "power" e. . . 
# 199 :: 5/19/08

A local bakery determines that the probability of a customer ordering a blueberry muffin is 50%. 5 customers come into the bakery.
A. What is the pr. . .
Binomial Probability,
binomial 
# 198 :: 5/17/08

Find the value of Z a/2 that corresponds to a level of confidence of 98.22 percent.. . . 
# 197 :: 5/15/08

Annual starting salaries for college graduates with degrees in business administration are generally expected to be between $30,000 and $45,000. Assum. . .
Normally Distributed,
Standard Deviation,
Margin of Error,
Sample Size 
# 195 :: 5/14/08

Time/CNN voter polls monitored public opinion for the presidential candidates during the 2000 presidential election campaign. One Time/CNN poll conduc. . . 
# 194 :: 5/14/08

Why should you use ANOVA instead of several t tests to evaluate mean differences when an experiment consists of three or more treatment conditions?. . .
Bonferroni correction,
ANOVA,
Type I Error 
# 193 :: 5/14/08

How can I determine the sample size for data that is discrete but not binary?. . . 
# 191 :: 5/12/08

When would you use regression correlation at your place of employment, in your education, or in politics?. . . 
# 190 :: 5/12/08

200 people were sampled and the following table shows the number of people with a certain average electric energy usage based upon the type of home an. . .
Addition Rule,
Mutual Exclusive 
# 189 :: 5/12/08

A sample of PVC pipes coming off a production line were tested for pipe diameter size. The statistical results (in millimeters) were:
Mean 300
. . .
Normal Rule,
Normal Curve,
Bell Curve,
Normal Distribution 
# 188 :: 5/12/08

How do I do a ChiSquare test on unequal sample sizes?. . .
ChiSquare,
Unequal Sample Size 
# 186 :: 5/9/08

how does altman build zscore? please send to my email the process of building this score!. . .
Altman ZScore,
ZScore 
# 185 :: 5/7/08

Hi I am performing a regression analysis with 3 x variables.
My question is, if I have high p values (i.e. above 0.05) for each of the x coefficie. . .
Regression Analysis,
collinearity,
Correlation 
# 183 :: 5/7/08

I am trying to apply the problem discovery sample size formula to several finite populations. How should I integrate the finite population correction. . .
Problem Discovery,
Finite Population 
# 182 :: 5/5/08

When would you use a hypothesis test for the difference in two population proportions at your place of employment, in your education, or in politics?. . .
Hypothesis Test,
TwoProportion Test 
# 181 :: 5/5/08

What is the difference between a population standard deviation and a sample standard deviation?. . .
Standard Deviation,
Degrees of Freedom 
# 180 :: 5/5/08

How to convert a exam score (standard score) back to Percent score?
e.g. Total of students 16,
71
76
56
79
74
72
68
75
77
61
81
75
7. . .
Standard Score,
Percentile,
Percent Score 
# 177 :: 5/2/08

Find the probability that a randomly selected adult has an IQ that is less than 130. . .
IQ Score,
ZScore 
# 176 :: 4/30/08

In a 0netail test (l side) with z score of 1.645, what are the percentages for critical value and noncritical value?. . .
OneTailed Area,
ZScore,
Critical Value 
# 175 :: 4/28/08

Suppose that in NY State, 35% of voters are Democrats, 30% are Republicans, and 11% are independent. You are conducting a poll by randomly calling reg. . .
Probability,
Multiplication Rule,
Binomial Probability,
Choose,
binomial,
Binomial pmf,
Binomial cdf 
# 173 :: 4/27/08

why can you not have a z score equaling 0/0 ? what is problematic with calcutlating a zscore for a data set of repeated entries?. . .
ZScore 
# 172 :: 4/27/08

The library is to be given 3 books as a gift. The books will be selected from a list of 18 titles. If each book selected must have a different title, . . .
Choose,
Combination 
# 170 :: 4/25/08

If last six month average defect rate is 5% then what will be the process Zst score?
. . .
1.5 Sigma Shift,
ZScore,
Z Short Term 
# 169 :: 4/25/08

Various temperature measurements are recorded at different times for a particular city. The mean of 25C is obtained for 60 temperatures on 60 differen. . .
Null Hypothesis ,
Alternative Hypothesis ,
tstatistic,
ZStatistic,
1sample ttest 
# 167 :: 4/24/08

I know that 33 is the raw score of the 85th percentile. How do I determine the mean?. . .
Percentile,
Standard Deviation 
# 166 :: 4/23/08

What is the equation to go from a Zscore to a percent? I know how to use the table but i want to know the actual formula/equation.. . .
NewtonRaphson 
# 164 :: 4/23/08

how to calculate one sided 95% confidence limits for a proportion.could you provide a formula . . .
Adjusted Wald,
Confidence Intervals,
OneTailed Area 
# 163 :: 4/22/08

When calculating confidence interval estimates...how is the x and standard deviation calculated?. . .
Standard Deviation,
Confidence Intervals 
# 162 :: 4/22/08

I am trying to do A/B testing onweb page displays. One is the test the other is the control.
Could you help me determine the formula for sample size . . .
Confidence Intervals,
Control Chart,
A/B Testing,
pchart 
# 161 :: 4/21/08

z Scores lenths are measured in centameters, does it have to be converted to a different unit of measurment? . . .
ZScore 
# 160 :: 4/21/08

in a sample of 1000 tv vieweres 330 watched a particlar programme. find 99 pecent confidence limits for tv viewers who watched this programme. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Adjusted Wald 
# 159 :: 4/18/08

A parameter is a population characteristic. The numerical value of a parameter usually cannot be determined because we cannot measure all units in th. . . 
# 158 :: 4/18/08

If I have a set of values(direct measurements of dynamic deformations of a road at 100m) between 3 and~1000, how can I calculate the 2 characteristica. . .
MonteCarlo,
Studentt,
tdistribution 
# 157 :: 4/17/08

With a z score of 1.5, what percentage often scores are above 52 and what percentage of the scores are above 60?. . .
ZScore 
# 156 :: 4/16/08

Could you please tell me in what situation the maentl hanszel test is more appropriate than using chi square. I believe maentl hanszel is used when a . . . 
# 155 :: 4/16/08

difference between a sample parameter ( Xbar and s ) and a proportion parameter ( p )?
. . .
xbar,
Standard Deviation 
# 154 :: 4/15/08

I can do the math in all of my Probability & Stats 101 questions, but I can't tell which formula to use for what question. How can I interpret the wor. . . 
# 153 :: 4/14/08

You survey a sample of 10 college students to measure their racial prejudice using a scale of 0 (no prejudice) to 100 (extreme prejudice). Here are t. . .
skew,
Median 
# 152 :: 4/14/08

If 350 respondents out of a random sample of 1,000 Americans reported that they did not trust their government, what is your estimation at a 99% confi. . .
Adjusted Wald,
Confidence Intervals 
# 151 :: 4/14/08

A random sample of 25 households finds that an average of 2.3 people reside in each house (the standard deviation is 0.35). With a 95% confidence lev. . .
TINV,
tstatistic,
tdistribution,
Confidence Intervals,
Standard Error of the Mean,
Margin of Error 
# 150 :: 4/14/08

Exploitron, Inc. conducts a random survey of 700 of their workers and finds that the average employee earns $31,782 per year, with a standard deviatio. . . 
# 149 :: 4/14/08

You are interested in whether men participate more than women in political activities, so you survey 632 men and 675 women and ask them how many polit. . .
2sample ttest,
tstatistic,
ttest 
# 147 :: 4/12/08

find the midrange for the given sample data.
1.5 2.5 3.0 1.2 1.3 3.8 1.8 3.3 2.3 2.9 1.8. . .
Midrange 
# 146 :: 4/9/08

what is the zscore that corresponds to the 20th percentile of the normal distribution. . .
ZScore,
Percentile 
# 145 :: 4/8/08

Will the t statistics calculated from 4 observations valid?. . .
tstatistic,
tdistribution,
Small Sample 
# 144 :: 4/8/08

In a council election, 5 people are running, 3 seats available, and you want two for sure to win,but no caring who the third is. Should you only vote. . . 
# 143 :: 4/7/08

how to interpret the z score. . . 
# 142 :: 4/7/08

Opposed to death penalty. Year 2000 801 opposed out of 2565. Year 1993 337 opposed out of 1488.
I have two samples, one is 31.2% and one is 22. . . 
# 141 :: 4/7/08

whwn we say six sigma, does it mean six sigma on either side of the axis or is 3 sigma on either side. . .
Six Sigma 
# 140 :: 4/7/08

Prediction of business failure using statistical methods. . . 
# 139 :: 4/6/08

how do you calculate the appropriate analysis. . . 
# 138 :: 4/4/08

You can win $100 if you succeed in any one of the following: 1) draw a spade from a fresh deck of cards; 2) draw a heart from a fresh deck of cards; . . . 
# 137 :: 4/4/08

What score would Sandra need to beat 91 percent of her mathematics class? The mean score was 73, and the standard deviation was 12.. . .
ZScore 
# 136 :: 4/4/08

Ran parts and found 1% defective(1 out of 100). Made a change to the process and want to rerun parts. How many parts do we need to check (and find 0% . . .
Process Sigma,
DPMO 
# 135 :: 3/31/08

I am conducting a ring test where 6 laboratories were asked to measure protein levels in the same flour sample. I then calculated the z score for each. . .
ZScore 
# 133 :: 3/31/08

When number of Passed is half of total Tested, why all points estimates are 0.50. Tk. . .
Standard Score 
# 132 :: 3/30/08

why use 6sigma instead of 5 or 4sigma in calculating process capability. . .
Six Sigma,
DPMO,
Process Sigma,
Sigma Level 
# 131 :: 3/29/08

which statistic technique can i use.. when i apply three treatment(treatment 1, treatment2, treatment3)on 2 dependent variable?(i applied 3 treatments. . . 
# 130 :: 3/28/08

what is the value of
1sigma
2sigma
3sigma
4sigma
5sigma
6sigma. . .
Six Sigma 
# 129 :: 3/27/08

Hi
when we have several criteria with different scale, for ranking can we add values after standardization? for exaample for ranking websites we have. . . 
# 128 :: 3/25/08

What is the value of z score required for a 70% confidence interval?. . .
ZScore,
,
Confidence Intervals 
# 127 :: 3/25/08

can anyone explain? Age so individuals in a certain population are normally distributed with a mean of 55 and standard deviation of 10 years. What age. . . 
# 126 :: 3/22/08

what is the distinction between a qualitative and a qualitative measure?. . . 
# 125 :: 3/20/08

When testing two populations with small sample sizes, do both sample sizes have to be identical? Why or why not?. . .
Unequal Sample Size 
# 124 :: 3/20/08

What constitutes a small sample size in a test of two populations? . . .
tdistribution,
ZStatistic,
Small Sample 
# 123 :: 3/20/08

How does a nonparametric business scenario differ from a parametric business scenario?. . . 
# 122 :: 3/20/08

When would you use a hypothesis test for the difference in two population proportions at your place of employment?. . . 
# 121 :: 3/20/08

What is the differences among a proportion, a percentage, and a ratio?. . . 
# 120 :: 3/20/08

What statistics test should I be using when I am assessing whether subjects were able to complete a task (i.e. Yes/No nominal data) before instruction. . . 
# 119 :: 3/20/08

Is is possible to modify a semantic differential scale into a 10point scale? If so, should the data be treated as ordinal or interval?
. . .
Bell Curve,
ANOVA,
Ordinal,
Interval 
# 117 :: 3/19/08

What is the significance of the picture at the top of the ttable? What is the difference between a sample parameter (Xbar and s) and a proportion pa. . . 
# 116 :: 3/18/08

Hi.
I'm going to run a nested model in logistic regression. I have a dependent variable (nest) and I have two sexes (male/female). I can not run this. . . 
# 114 :: 3/16/08

The mean on this test is 3.5 with a standard deviation of .5. Billy scores 5. What is the standard score?. . .
Standard Score,
ZScore 
# 113 :: 3/16/08

How do you find the value of r?. . . 
# 112 :: 3/13/08

getting the formular for confindence interval. . . 
# 111 :: 3/12/08

Expected Project duration:25 days
Probability for 27 days
Standard deviation :5.656. . . 
# 110 :: 3/12/08

If I have unnormal data with n=15, and there are 2 samples. What test do I use? How do I make the data normal if the samples contain zero, b/c it's . . . 
# 109 :: 3/10/08

A director of a social agency is planning to hire temporaty staff to assist with intake. In making plans, the director needs to know whether there is. . . 
# 108 :: 3/10/08

Compute a chisquare test for goodness of fit for each of the following, using the .05 level for each. In each problem, the expected distribution is . . . 
# 107 :: 3/10/08

Suppose a candidate running for sheriff claims that she will reduce the average of emergency response to less than 30 minutes. (30 minutes is thought. . . 
# 106 :: 3/10/08

suppose that the scores of architects on a particular creativity test are normally distributed. What percentage of architects have Z scores?. . . 
# 105 :: 3/10/08

For large correlations, the SAS program simply states that p < .0001. But to conduct a metaanalysis I need to know the exact p values for
large corr. . . 
# 104 :: 3/9/08

Trimmed mean,
80% trimmed mean = ?
was a question on a homework assignment. When I read my notes the teacher had written 10 values, then eliminat. . . 
# 103 :: 3/9/08

What is the Standard Deviation of a zscore?. . . 
# 102 :: 3/3/08

How can a t test be employed in hypothesis testing by the use of directional vs. nondirectional hypotheses?. . . 
# 101 :: 3/3/08

When is using the t statistic a more appropriate alternative to using a zscore? . . . 
# 100 :: 3/3/08

i am trying to figure out the best means to calculate the reliabilty of our work load index ie a measure of work load per empolyee per hour  is there. . . 
# 99 :: 3/2/08

what is the mean of the z score. . . 
# 98 :: 3/1/08

Given the linear correlation coefficient r and the sample size n, determine the critical values of r and use your finding to state whether or not the . . . 
# 97 :: 3/1/08

A medical school claims that more than 28% of its students plan to go into general practice. It is found that among a random sample of 130 of the scho. . .
Normal Approximation to Binomial ,
BINOMDIST,
Continuity Correction,
1Sample Proportion Test,
1Proportion Test 
# 96 :: 3/1/08

The mean is ì = 60.0 and the standard deviation is ó = 4.0.
Find the probability that X is less than 53.0.. . .
ZScore 
# 94 :: 2/29/08

In one town, 36% of all voters are Democrats. If two voters are randomly selected for a survey, find the probability that they are both Democrats.. . . 
# 93 :: 2/29/08

I have two contingency tables. One has a chisquare value of 14.40 and the other is 27.86. Both have 6 degrees of freedom. Based on an alpha of .01. . . 
# 92 :: 2/28/08

Which has the tighter spec limits, 3 sigma or 6 sigma?. . . 
# 91 :: 2/24/08

IQ tests generally have scores in which the mean is 100, and the standard deviation is 16. If your IQ score was 134, what percentage of the population. . .
Normal Curve 
# 90 :: 2/23/08

The cholesterol levels of a population have a normal distribution with a mean of 160 and a standard deviation of 30 how you I find the percentage of t. . . 
# 89 :: 2/22/08

Where is using the t statistic an appropriate alternative to using a zscore?. . . 
# 88 :: 2/20/08

How do you calculate the standard deviation from the confidence interval?. . . 
# 86 :: 2/19/08

For a standard normal curve, whats the zscore that corresponds to the third quartile
. . . 
# 84 :: 2/19/08

If you record data for a year, and find that the mean number of women in shelters is 250, with a standard deviation of 75, and the distribution is nor. . . 
# 83 :: 2/18/08

Dear Jeff Sauro,
We found your website very interesting, and were hoping that you could provide some insight into a question we have concerning a pot. . . 
# 82 :: 2/14/08

In a previous study, drug X had a side effect that is seen 50% in women and %80 in men. Howmany patients must be included in a new study (0.80 (beta) . . . 
# 81 :: 2/10/08

calculate the z score of 9o th percentile?. . . 
# 80 :: 2/4/08

How do you determine percentage of brackets (that hold struts) created with misaligned holes? What is a calculation in determining a percentage of bra. . . 
# 79 :: 2/4/08

How do you figure the individual X value of interest. . . 
# 78 :: 1/23/08

What does measuring the standard deviation of a set of data tell you about the data. . . 
# 77 :: 1/22/08

How should I compute probability in spss for variable "seizure duration" with unnormal distribution which constitutes numerical data of duration in se. . . 
# 76 :: 1/20/08

How do you use the spss table?. . . 
# 75 :: 1/20/08

Students given exam with 300 multiple questions, distribution was normal and mean 195 with a standard deviation of 30. What were the scores of the st. . . 
# 70 :: 12/10/07

The grades on the midterm given in a large managerial stats class are normally distibuted with mean 75 and standard deviation 9. Instructors of this c. . .
ZScore,
Percentile 
# 67 :: 11/6/07

Among the contestants in a competition are 35 women and 20 men. If 5 winners are randomly selected, what is the probability that they are all men?. . . 
# 66 :: 11/6/07

The probability that Luis will pass his statistics test is 0.44. What is the probability that he will fail his statistics test?. . . 
# 65 :: 10/31/07

If a standard deviation of a set of data is zero, what can you conclude about the set of values?. . . 
# 64 :: 10/29/07

On what method is the Excel based calculator that you have provided based on (Exact, Score, Wald, Adjusted Wald). Also, what method is the calculation. . . 
# 63 :: 10/29/07

How do you compare confidence levels?. . . 
# 62 :: 10/29/07

If I had 6600 wigets, how many do I have to test with 0 failures to show 95% of them are acceptable with a 95% confidence?. . . 
# 61 :: 10/29/07

What is the connection between the confidence level and the confidence interval?. . . 
# 60 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate asymmetric confidence intervals?. . . 
# 59 :: 10/29/07

How could we rescreen for defective units from a population of 900 units and establish a 95% confidence that the whole 900 units are acceptable.? How . . . 
# 58 :: 10/29/07

Why don't statisticians calculate 100% confidence intervals?. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Confidence Level 
# 57 :: 10/29/07

In order to calculate dpmo, why do you need multiply 1 million?. . .
DPMO 
# 56 :: 10/29/07

It seems the normal distribution function in excel requires more arguments than specified in this article.. . . 
# 55 :: 10/29/07

How do you interpret a zscore?. . . 
# 54 :: 10/29/07

What is the actual formula for finding the exact probability from the zscore without having to use the table?. . . 
# 53 :: 10/29/07

Can you have a negative zscore?. . . 
# 52 :: 10/29/07

What is the z score for 10?. . . 
# 51 :: 10/29/07

How do you get x bar?. . . 
# 50 :: 10/29/07

What is the DPMO calculation for a discrete task?. . . 
# 49 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate T scores?. . . 
# 48 :: 10/29/07

Suppose that the scores of architects on a particular creativity test are normally distributed. What percentage of architects have Z scores? a. above . . .
ZScore 
# 47 :: 10/29/07

Calculate the z score for a raw score of 10 from the folowing scores:10,20,25,5,30. Based on your anser ,approximately what percentile does the raw sc. . . 
# 46 :: 10/29/07

How to calculate a Zvalue for Altman's Bankruptcy Formula?. . .
Altman ZScore 
# 45 :: 10/29/07

How do you standardize data?. . .
Standardize 
# 44 :: 10/29/07

Can you get a z score for both a sample and a population?. . . 
# 43 :: 10/29/07

What is the Zscore formula for EXCEL?. . .
Excel 
# 42 :: 10/29/07

What are the units of zscore?. . .
ZScore,
Units of Measure 
# 41 :: 10/29/07

On a scale from 0 to 100, the mean level of economic development among the countries in the world is 65 and the standard deviation is 10. What proport. . .
ZScore,
Standard Normal Curve 
# 40 :: 10/29/07

What are the properties of the zscore in data analysis?. . . 
# 39 :: 10/29/07

What is the basic formula for the zscore other than table of areas?. . .
NewtonRaphson,
ZScore 
# 38 :: 10/29/07

Alexa got 144 on her test which has a mean of 128 and a standard deviation of 34. What is her zscore?. . .
ZScore,
example 
# 37 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate the z score for the raw score of 10 based on the following distribution: 8, 9, 15, 30, 7, 8 ?. . .
ZScore,
Standard Deviation 
# 36 :: 10/29/07

What is the formula for finding the z score for a population ?. . . 
# 35 :: 10/29/07

Can you please explain the 1.5 sigma shift they use in determining process sigma?. . .
1.5 Sigma Shift 
# 34 :: 10/29/07

How do you get a Z score from a standard deviation?. . . 
# 33 :: 10/29/07

How do you find a z score such that 8% of the area under the curve is to the right of Z?. . .
ZScore,
OneSided Area 
# 32 :: 10/29/07

What proportion is Less than 52. With mean of 67.56 and standard deviation of 25.7. . . 
# 31 :: 10/29/07

What is the Z score of a 98% confidence interval?. . .
Confidence Intervals,
Confidence Level 
# 30 :: 10/29/07

How is a z score measured?. . . 
# 29 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate a zscore on discrete data?. . .
ZScore,
Discrete Data 
# 28 :: 10/29/07

What is one of the two differences between the way ZST or ZLT are calculated?. . .
Z Short Term,
Z Long Term 
# 27 :: 10/29/07

What does percentile rank mean?. . .
Percentile,
Percentile Rank 
# 26 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate zscores from batting averages?. . .
ZScore 
# 25 :: 10/29/07

What does a Zscore look like on a graph?. . .
ZScore 
# 24 :: 10/29/07

Using the standard normal table, the total probability to the right of z=2.18 and to the left of z=1.75 is?. . .
Normal Table,
OneTailed Area,
OneSided Area 
# 23 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate zscore for xbar 2.7,u=3,s=1 and n=100 ?. . . 
# 22 :: 10/29/07

How do you standardize the height of a 10yr old boy of 134.2cm ?. . .
Standardize 
# 21 :: 10/29/07

How do you calculate standard deviation?. . .
Standard Deviation 
# 20 :: 10/29/07

I want to know why we call six sigma statistically , i mean how six sigma is 50% of tolerance. . . 
# 19 :: 10/29/07

Does a sigma value relate the voice of the process to the voice of the customer?. . .
QFD 
# 18 :: 10/29/07

What is sample variance?. . . 
# 17 :: 10/29/07

Having obtained the z score and then derived the percentage... what does the percentage tell you?. . .
Unusual Event,
ZScore 
# 16 :: 10/23/07

What is the Trimmed Mean For?. . .
Trimmed Mean,
Task Time 
# 15 :: 10/23/07

How do you calculate a Zscore with a twosided specification limit? What is the DPMO?
I have a lower spec limit of 0.008 and an uppers spec lim. . .
DPMO,
ZScore,
Process Sigma,
Zupper 
# 14 :: 10/23/07

What percent of the time should this occur? (ZScore) ?. . .
ZScore,
Normally Distributed,
Standard Deviation,
Normal Curve 
# 13 :: 10/23/07

How unusual is this event (ZScore)?
A department store, on average, has daily sales of $28,707.47. The standard deviation of sales is $1000. . . .
ZScore,
Unusual Event 
# 12 :: 10/23/07

Can a z score be calculated by input of a proportion only?. . .
Proportion,
ZScore 
# 11 :: 10/23/07

What is the z value for 1.648?. . .
ZScore 
# 10 :: 10/23/07

What is the difference between a ZScores and Process Sigma?. . .
Process Sigma,
ZScore,
1.5 Sigma Shift 
# 9 :: 10/23/07

How do you make data normally distributed?. . .
Transformation,
Log Transformation,
MonteCarlo,
Bootstrap,
NonNormal Data,
Normal Distribution,
NonParametric 
# 6 :: 10/23/07

How do you determine the sample size for data for which the mean and standard deviation are not known?. . .
Standard Deviation,
Sample Size,
Margin of Error 
# 5 :: 10/23/07

If you have a normal distribution of a random variable x, with a mean of 56 and standard deviation of 8: What is the probability that the random varia. . .
Nomal Distribution,
Normal Curve 
# 4 :: 10/23/07

Where can I find a Z score chart ?. . .
ZScore 
# 3 :: 10/23/07

What is the critical z score for a one tailed test with alpha = .01.. . .
Alpha,
ZScore 
# 2 :: 10/23/07

Joe received a z score of 1.50 on a classroom test. This means that, compared to his classmates, Joe's score was...?. . .
ZScore,
1.5,
lambda 